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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 95-98

Acute cholecystitis and helminthic infestation


1 Medical Center, TWS Medical Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Department of Community Medicine, Dr DY Patil University, Pune, India; Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Nis, Serbia; Department of Tropical Medicine, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China; Department of Biological Science, Ikeji-Arakeji, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Pathum Sookaromdee
Medical Center, TWS Medical Center, Bangkok
Thailand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2221-6189.259107

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Acute cholecystitis is an important acute medical problem, so acute disorder of the gall bladder requires good clinical management. There are several etiologies of acute cholecystitis. Although it is not common, helminthic infection is one of the causes of acute cholecystitis. This condition is little mentioned in literature but it is an important issue in several tropical countries. Here, the authors performed a literature review to summarize published data available on an international database (PubMed). All available publications with complete information are summarized and extracted. In this article, the authors briefly summarized clinical features and management of acute cholecystitis and helminthic infestation. The relationship of nematode, trematode and cestode infestations with acute cholecystitis is also summarised.


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