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Cholecystitis: Introduction

Cholecystitis: inflammation of the gall bladder. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Cholecystitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cholecystitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cholecystitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Cholecystitis

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Causes of Types of Cholecystitis:

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Cholecystitis: Symptom Checker

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Cholecystitis Treatments

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Cholecystitis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cholecystitis

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Misdiagnosis and Cholecystitis

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Cholecystitis: Related Rare Diseases

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Cholecystitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Cholecystitis:

Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the gall bladder
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Inflammation of the gallbladder; generally caused by impairment of bile flow, gallstones in the biliary tract, infections, or other diseases.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Cholecystitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Cholecystitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Cholecystitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cholecystitis. Of the 21 causes of Cholecystitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 19 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cholecystitis:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Cholecystitis:

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Causes of Cholecystitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cholecystitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Cholecystitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Cholecystitis:

    Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Gallbladder symptoms (44 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cholecystitis:

    Cholelithiasis (36 causes), Inspissation of bile, Secondary infection from gut organisms, E-coli, Klebsiella, Bacteriodes, Bile stasis

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