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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S[2]

Overview

Common risk factors in the development of acute calculous cholecystitis include advancing age, female gender, obesity, and family history. Long periods of fasting, total parental nutrition (TPN), weight loss are the common risk factors for the development of acute acalculous cholecystitis.

Risk Factors

  • Common risk factors in the development of acute calculous cholecystitis include advancing age, female gender, obesity, and family history. Long periods of fasting, total parental nutrition (TPN), weight loss are the common risk factors for the development of acute acalculous cholecystitis.

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Less Common Risk Factors

  • Less common risk factors in the development of acute cholecystitis include:[5]

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References

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  4. Jones MW, Ferguson T. "Gallbladder, Cholecystitis, Acalculous.". PMID 29083717. 
  5. Kimura Y, Takada T, Kawarada Y, Nimura Y, Hirata K, Sekimoto M, Yoshida M, Mayumi T, Wada K, Miura F, Yasuda H, Yamashita Y, Nagino M, Hirota M, Tanaka A, Tsuyuguchi T, Strasberg SM, Gadacz TR (2007). "Definitions, pathophysiology, and epidemiology of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines". J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 14 (1): 15–26. PMC 2784509Freely accessible. PMID 17252293. doi:10.1007/s00534-006-1152-y. 

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