TITLE

EOSINOPHILIC CHOLECYSTITIS: An infrequent cause of cholecystectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Malik, Kamran Ahmad
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Jul2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p724
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Eosinophilic cholecystitis is a rare condition with obscure etiology. They are diagnosed histopathologically on resected specimens. We report a similar case confirmed on histopathology of a 49 years old diabetic lady who underwent routine elective cholecystectomy for chronic cholecystitis due to gall stones. The rarity of the condition prompted us to report this entity.
ACCESSION #
54425100

 

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