Bleeding duodenal ulcer with a right upper quadrant mass
- Acute Calculous Cholecystitis. Strasberg, Steven M. // New England Journal of Medicine;6/26/2008, Vol. 358 Issue 26, p2804
The article presents an overview of acute calculous cholecystitis, which is a complication of cholelithiasis and which afflicts more than 20 million people in the U.S. annually. A discussion of the symptoms, which include biliary colic and pain, diagnosis and treatment of the disease with...
- Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis Associated with Q Fever: Report of Seven Cases and Review of the Literature. Rolain, J. M.; Lepidi, H.; Harlé, J. R.; Allegre, T.; Dorval, E. D.; Khayat, Z.; Raoult, D. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Apr2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p222
Q fever is a worldwide-occurring zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii. There are various clinical manifestations of acute Q fever, of which acute cholecystitis is a very rare clinical presentation. This study reports seven cases of acute cholecystitis associated with Coxiella burnetii and...
- An extremely rare primary gallbladder myxoid liposarcoma associated with amplification of DDIT3 gene. Yihong Ma; Shi Wei; Peker, Deniz // Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases;Dec2014, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p460
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the diagnosis of an uncommon gallbladder myxoid liposarcoma (MLS) in a 70-year-old woman who experienced one week severe abdominal pain.
- Emphysematous cholecystitis. Shamimi, Kourosh; Aminian, Ali; Moazami, Fereydon; Jalali, Mehdi; Darabnia, Jamshid // Indian Journal of Surgery;Jun2006, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p165
The article presents the case study about emphysematous cholecystitis. The patient was diagnosed of emphysematous cholecystitis and emergency cholecystectomy was done. It was noted that the disease is an uncommon but life-threatening form of acute cholecystitis caused by the presence of...
- An Unusual Cause of Vomiting in an Infant of 3 Months of Age. Nibhanipudi, Kumara; Al-Husaini, Akram; Kahlon, Samrina; Stone, Richard K. // Case Reports in Emergency Medicine;2012, p1
This is a 3-month-old infant with a diagnosis of acute cholecystitis presenting with projectile vomiting and no fever and no abdominal pain.
- Successful Elimination of Ascaris lumbricoides from the Gallbladder by Conservative Medical Therapy. Misra, Manish; Singh, Sarabjeet; Bhagat, Tripta // Indian Journal of Surgery;Jun2013 Supplement, Vol. 75, p379
Migration of Ascaris lumbricoides into the gallbladder is rare, unlike ascariasis of the bile duct and when it does occur, treatment is generally by endoscopic or surgical extraction. We describe a case of the successful treatment of gallbladder ascariasis with conservative therapy.
- Hydropic Gallbladder. Queiroz, Andr� Brito; Santos de Miranda, Jocielle // New England Journal of Medicine;5/19/2011, Vol. 364 Issue 20, pe43
The article presents the case of a 31-year-old woman who had a 10-year history of mild, episodic abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant and a palpable, slowly growing mass in the right side of the abdomen and was diagnosed with hydropic gallbladder.
- Recurrent right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Vimalachandran, Pradeepa; Paknikar, Jayashree // Journal of Family Practice;Oct2016, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p723
A minimally tender mass was detected during palpation of the abdomen, but a Murphy's test was negative. An abdominal x-ray revealed the cause of the patient's pain.
- Differentiating abdominal pain using Murphy's sign. Thomas, Susan // Practice Nursing;Mar2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p141
The article focuses on Murphy's sign test which is used to examine whether the abdominal pain is being caused by an inflamed gallbladder. It is mentioned that cholecystitis is an acute inflammation of the gallbladder which in most cases are caused by stones in the cystic duct. Risk factors for...