Acute calculous cholecystitis

Steven M. Strasberg

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A 42-year-old woman presents with severe pain in the right upper quadrant, which started 15 hours earlier. She has had episodic pain in that location previously that lasted up to 2 hours. She has had one episode of vomiting with the current attack. Her temperature is 38.5°C, and the heart rate is 95 beats per minute. How should her condition be evaluated and treated?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2804
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number26
StatePublished - Jun 26 2008


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