Cholecystitis – Pathophysiology, Podcast & Nursing Care Plan

Gallstones

What is Cholecystitis:   Cholecystitis is defined as inflammation of the gallbladder. Usually due to a gallstone that blocks the cystic duct. Once the duct is blocked, the bile builds up which will cause irritation and swelling of the gallbladder. This can cause infection.     The other causes include: Tumors Blockage due to scarring or kinking of cystic duct. […]

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