Acute Cholecystitis

Acute cholecystitis is swelling (inflammation) of the gallbladder. It is a potentially serious condition that usually needs to be treated in hospital.

The main symptom of acute cholecystitis is a sudden sharp pain in the upper right side of your tummy (abdomen) that spreads towards your right shoulder.

The affected part of the abdomen is usually extremely tender, and breathing deeply can make the pain worse.

Unlike some others types of abdominal pain, the pain associated with acute cholecystitis is usually persistent, and doesn’t go away within a few hours.

What can cause acute cholecystitis?

What are the primary signs clinical signs of acute cholecystitis?

What is the most common treatment for cholecystitis?

Does acute cholecystitis require surgery?

How serious is acute cholecystitis?

What are some complications of Acute cholecystitis

Does Acute Cholecystitis show up in Ultrasound?