• Acute/Chronic Cholecystitis
Ongoing inflammation with recurrent episodes of biliary colic or pain is referred to as chronic cholecystitis, about 66% of patients with gallstones present these repeated attacks which lead to scarring and alteration of the normal function of the gallbladder.
- Abdominal Pain*
- Nausea or vomiting
- Fever (not always present)
*The attack of abdominal pain, in these case, usually last for more than 1 hour but subsides by 24 hours; if pain persists longer than 1 day, acute cholecystitis is likely the underlying cause.
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