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

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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 http://www.medsci.org/v06p0374.htm

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Abstract

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