What are the signs and symptoms of acalculous cholecystitis?

Updated: Feb 14, 2019
  • Author: Homayoun Shojamanesh, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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History findings are of limited value. Often, many patients are very ill (possibly on mechanical ventilation) and cannot communicate a history or symptoms. Physical examination may reveal fever and right upper quadrant tenderness.


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