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Cholecystitis, Acute MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cholecystitis, Acute
Tree Number(s)
C06.130.564.263.500
Unique ID
D041881
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D041881
Scope Note
Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.
Entry Term(s)
Acute Cholecystitis
NLM Classification #
WI 755
Previous Indexing
Cholecystitis (1964-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Cholecystitis, Acute Preferred
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