What is the prognosis of uncomplicated cholecystitis?

Updated: May 20, 2021
  • Author: Alan A Bloom, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Uncomplicated cholecystitis has an excellent prognosis, with a very low mortality. Most patients with acute cholecystitis have a complete remission within 1-4 days. However, 25%-30% of patients either require surgery or develop some complication.

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