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Course description: 

This case study provides information about a patient with complications from cholecystitis. The patient's medical history, results of diagnostic procedures and treatment options are presented. This case study discusses clinical manifestations, imaging findings and pathology associated with this condition.




Course objectives: 

Following the review of all sections of this case study, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy of the gallbladder.
  • List the sonographic findings of acute cholecystitis.
  • Describe the etiology and pathology of acute cholecystitis.
  • Discuss differential diagnoses and treatment of acute cholecystitis.
  • Identify complications of acute cholecystitis such as cholecystoenteric fistulas.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Nicole Hodgson

Course disclaimer: 

The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this <a href="" target="_blank">website</a>.​

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