Acalculous cholecystitis in burned patients

Andrew M. Munster, Malcolm N. Goodwin, Basil A. Pruitt

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Abstract

Ten cases of acalculous cholecystitis in burned patients are reviewed. The disorder appears to be associated with overwhelming bacterial invasion or other postburn complications leading to dehydration or necessitating surgery. Recommendations regarding prophylaxis and therapy are made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)591-593
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Volume122
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1971

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