cholecystitis

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inflammation of the gall bladder

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Alternatively, visualization of the GB after 1 hr of imaging suggests the diagnosis of chronic cholecystitis, if there is no other obvious reason (such as poor liver function) for the delay.
To compare the phospho-mTOR expression between chronic cholecystitis (with and without metaplasia) and advanced GBC, we considered that phospho-mTOR is overexpressed in tumors only when this protein is detected at high levels in neoplastic cells.
A cholecystectomy demonstrated chronic cholecystitis.
These samples included 51 chronic cholecystitis samples, 15 dysplasias (10 low-grade and 5 high-grade dysplasias) and 169 adenocarcinomas grouped into 32 early cancers and 137 advanced carcinoma according to T stage (infiltration level): mucosal (pT1a), muscular (pT1b), subserous (pT2) and serous (pT3).
Based upon the CT appearance, the differential diagnosis of adenomyomatosis versus less likely gallbladder carcinoma or chronic cholecystitis was given.
However, if treatment is delayed or incomplete, chronic cholecystitis results in complications that include acute pancreatitis, gallbladder empyema, perforation and cholecystoenteric fistula.
Minimal pathologic changes were present in 13 patients (22%), no histopathologic diagnosis was present in 9 patients (15%), and combined acute and chronic cholecystitis was present in 4 patients (7%).
Cholescintigraphy for acute cholecystitis: False positive results caused by chronic cholecystitis.
Diffuse lymphoplasmacytic acalculous cholecystitis: a distinctive form of chronic cholecystitis with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
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