Glossary for Cholecystitis
Medical terms related to Cholecystitis or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal Pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Acute cholecystitis: Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone
- Cholelithiasis: gallstones (choleliths) are crystalline bodies formed within the body by accretion or concretion of normal or abnormal bile component.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- E-coli food poisoning: Type of bacterial food poisoning
- Edwardsiella tarda infection: A type of bacterial infection. The bacterium (Edwardsiella tarda) infects freshwater-dwelling animals and transmission occurs through consuming infected animals or contact with contaminated water. Symptoms are determined by the location of the infection. Healthy people are often able to fight of the infection but those with an underlying illness or poor immune systems may be more susceptible.
- Familial hyperlipoproteinemia: A group of genetic disorder characterized by abnormal breakdown of lipoproteins which causes abnormal lipoprotein and lipid levels in the blood. There are various types of this condition: hyperlipoproteinemia type I, II, III, IV and V. The type and severity of symptoms vary between types. The disorder tends to run in families (familial).
- Gall bladder symptoms: Symptoms affecting the gall bladder
- Gallstones: A condition where biliary calculi form in the gallbladder
- Hyperlipoproteinemia type 3: A rare genetic disorder characterized by the body's impaired ability to break down certain lipids (triglycerides) which results in their buildup in the blood.
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Inflammatory symptoms: Symptoms related to inflammation.
- Ischemia: Inadequate blood supply to tissues, usually caused by a problem in the blood vessel.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Opisthorchiasis: Infection with a type of fluke (Southeast Asian liver fluke or cat liver fluke). Infection usually occurs by consuming infected undercooked fish. Acute infection may cause fever, joint pain, rash, eosinophilia and lymphadenopathy where as chronic infections may cause enlarged liver, malnutrition. Mild cases can cause constipation, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Occasionally, the infection may be asymptomatic and in the other extreme, severe cases may result in complications such as cholangiocarcinoma.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
- Triosephosphate isomerase 1: A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of red cell triosephosphate isomerase which is involved in the glycolysis (glucose metabolism) process to produce energy. The disorder is characterized by anemia, recurring infection and often progressive neurological degeneration. The severity of the disorder is variable with some patients having central nervous system involvement while others don't.
- Typhoid fever: Fever from bacterial food poisoning.
- Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.
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