Cholecystitis

Definition of Cholecystitis:

Inflammation of the gall bladder and ducts, for example from the presence of passing stones, or following fasting or anorexia, or because of a spreading intestinal tract infection.  Cholecystalgia: Cramps or tenesmus of the gall bladder or bile ducts.

Also: Cholecystalgia

Topics Related to Cholecystitis

Aspirin

...as a treatment
“...During acute cholecystitis, usually a bacterial inflammation associated with gallstones, the production of prostaglandins are increased as part of the normal inflammation and repair processes...”

Gallbladder Disease

...the condition
“...Cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder) is another type of gallbladder disease...”
...our question about Onset of non-specific abdominal pain after meals
“Inflammation or other dysfunction of the gallbladder (cholecystitis) or biliary tract (angiocholitis) often causes pain in the abdomen, generally towards the right-hand side...”
...recommendation Ultrasound Imaging
“...During the same procedure, the physician can check the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas and quickly scan the gallbladder wall for thickening (characteristic of cholecystitis)...”
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Roundworm Infection

...the condition
“...cramping, nausea, vomiting); small bowel obstruction (mostly in children); pancreatitis (secondary to worm migration); cholecystitis (secondary to worm migration); appendicitis (less common, secondary to worm migration)...”

Spicy Foods Avoidance

...as a treatment
“...Chronic cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation) or gallstones...”
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