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Empyema of the gallbladder: a case with unusual presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2800855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of gallbladder empyema associated with multiple complications caused by a delay in diagnosis is presented. Recent literature is reviewed especially emphasizing the clinical presentation with scanty physical signs. Greater awareness of the indolent and chronic presentation might reduce the considerable morbidity and mortality that are associated with delayed operative intervention.
J Krogh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    1989 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-11-17     Completed Date:  1989-11-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sundby Hospital, Surgical Department A, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / etiology
Biliary Fistula / etiology
Cholecystitis / complications*,  surgery
Fistula / etiology
Pleural Effusion / etiology
Skin Diseases / etiology

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