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Clinical Findings Associated with Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Acute acalculous cholecystitis may be suspected in a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) when certain clinical and laboratory findings are present. Usually the diagnosis requires recognition of risk factors and a high index of suspicion. A delay in diagnosis can result in significant complications.

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