Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Sjogren’s Syndrome

@inproceedings{Shin2002AcuteAC,
  title={Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Sjogren’s Syndrome},
  author={Sung Joon Shin and Kyoung Sun Na and Sung Soo Jung and Sang Cheol Bae and Dae Hyun Yoo and Seong Yoon Kim and Tae Hwan Kim},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
  year={2002}
}
Both systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjogren's syndrome are autoimmune diseases. Almost all organs can be involved but the gall bladder is an unusual site. We report a 39-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjogren's syndrome presenting with acute acalculous cholecystitis. It is a very rare complication and, in the literature review, surgical interventions are mostly applied for treatment. In our case, high dose corticosteroid was tried and clinical manifestations and… CONTINUE READING

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