Cholecystitis

Overview

Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder, a small organ under the liver. It's often caused by stones that block the tube leading from the gallbladder to the small intestine.

Symptoms

Severe pain in the upper right belly, radiating pain from the belly, and bloating are symptoms.

Treatments

Treatments include a hospital stay and surgical removal.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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