Acute acalculous cholecystitis in a patient with severe malaria.

Authors

  • Dina Carvalho Serviço de Medicina Interna, Centro Hospitalar de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal.
  • Carlos Azevedo
  • Rui Coelho
  • Alcina Ferreira
  • Paulo Figueiredo
  • Lurdes Santos
  • António Sarmento

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.1552

Abstract

The authors present a clinical case of a 53 years old male admited in an ICU - DI (Intensive care Unit of Infectious Disease) with the diagnosis of severe malaria. He was treated with IV quinine di-hidrocloridrate and doxicicline and developed on the sixth day an acute alithiasic cholecystitis. Transhepatic percutaneous drainage was performed and the patient had good clinical outcome.

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Carvalho D, Azevedo C, Coelho R, Ferreira A, Figueiredo P, Santos L, Sarmento A. Acute acalculous cholecystitis in a patient with severe malaria. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2011 Dec. 30 [cited 2024 Feb. 22];24:631-4. Available from: https://actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/1552

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