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Emphysematous Cholecystitis

A variant of acute cholecystitis with inflammation of the GALLBLADDER that is characterized by the pockets of gas in the gallbladder wall. It is due to secondary infection caused by gas-forming organisms, and has a high risk of perforation.
Also Known As:
Cholecystitis, Emphysematous
Networked: 25 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Acute Cholecystitis
2. Gallbladder Neoplasms (Gallbladder Cancer)
3. Cholelithiasis
4. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)
5. Ileus

Experts

1. Revzin, Margarita V: 1 article (02/2015)
2. Smitaman, Edward: 1 article (02/2015)
3. Israel, Gary M: 1 article (02/2015)
4. Scoutt, Leslie: 1 article (02/2015)
5. Kubo, Naoshi: 1 article (11/2013)
6. Hirakawa, Kosei: 1 article (11/2013)
7. Kuroda, Kenji: 1 article (11/2013)
8. Amano, Ryosuke: 1 article (11/2013)
9. Lee, Tomohiro: 1 article (11/2013)
10. Sakurai, Katsunobu: 1 article (11/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Emphysematous Cholecystitis:
1. Dental Porcelain (Porcelain)IBA
2. Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitisIBA
3. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
4. BariumIBA
5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
6. sunitinib (Sutent)FDA Link
7. tebufenozide (Mimic)IBA
8. tranilast (N 5')IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cholecystectomy
2. Cholecystostomy
3. Stents
4. Laparotomy
5. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy