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Int J Med Sci 2009; 6(6):374-375. doi:10.7150/ijms.6.374

Case Report

Campylobacter cholecystitis

Deepak Udayakumar 1 ✉, Mohammed Sanaullah 2

1. Resident Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Dakota, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
2. Attending Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Meritcare Hospital, 801 Broadway N, Fargo ND 58102, USA


There are 13 cases of campylobacter cholecystitis reported so far in the medical literature. Among them, only 4 patients had diarrhea. We report another case of acalculous cholecystitis in a setting of campylobacter enteritis. The case report is followed by a literature review regarding this rare condition.

Keywords: Campylobacter cholecystitis, Extra-intestinal manifestations of campylobacter, cholecystitis, campylobacter

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Udayakumar D, Sanaullah M. Campylobacter cholecystitis. Int J Med Sci 2009; 6(6):374-375. doi:10.7150/ijms.6.374. Available from