What is included in the workup for cholecystitis?

Updated: May 20, 2021
  • Author: Alan A Bloom, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The workup for cholecystitis includes history and physical examination, laboratory tests (though these are not always reliable), plain x-ray of the abdomen, ultrasonography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), hepatobiliary scintigraphy (HBS), and endoscopy.


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