Which conditions are associated with acalculous cholecystitis?

Updated: May 20, 2021
  • Author: Alan A Bloom, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Acalculous cholecystitis is related to conditions associated with biliary stasis, and include the following:

  • Critical illness

  • Major surgery or severe trauma/burns

  • Sepsis

  • Long-term total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

  • Prolonged fasting


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