Hepatic abscess and hepatic vein thrombosis related to acute cholecystitis

Discussion:

The CT findings associated with laboratory and clinical presentation confirm the diagnostic of a complicated cholecystitis (hepatic abscess and middle hepatic vein thrombosis) in a diabetic patient. 

Acute cholecystitis refers to the acute inflammation of the gallbladder. It is the primary complication of cholelithiasis and the most common cause of acute pain in the right upper quadrant.

The main complications of acute cholecystitis include the following1:

 

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