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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 195-199
Computed tomography imaging of complications of acute cholecystitis

Facultad de Medicina, Clínica Alemana, Universidad del Desarrollo, Radiology Department, Hospital Padre Hurtado, Santiago de, Chile

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Dr. Giancarlo Schiappacasse
Cliínica Alemana 5951, Vitacura, Santiago de Chile
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_316_17

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Acute cholecystitis (AC) is a frequent complication of biliary cholelithiasis. Although ultrasound is the first diagnostic imaging procedure, frequently the initial imaging modality is computed tomography (CT). Therefore, familiarization of CT findings in AC and potential related complications are extremely important. This pictorial essay reviews a broad spectrum of complications related to AC and its key findings in CT.

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