Cholecystectomy for cholecystitis in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

Abstract

Acalculous cholecystitis, a recognized manifestation of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), causes abdominal pain which can be relieved by cholecystectomy. The indications for cholecystectomy have remained undefined, however, because the cholecystitis is usually accompanied by generalized cholangitis and it is difficult to distinguish the relative… (More)

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@article{Wind1994CholecystectomyFC, title={Cholecystectomy for cholecystitis in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.}, author={Philippe Wind and J. M. Chevallier and D. Jones and Pascal Frileux and Paul-Henri Cugnenc}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={1994}, volume={168 3}, pages={244-6} }