Cholecystitis and cholelithiasis in the young.

  title={Cholecystitis and cholelithiasis in the young.},
  author={E. Heringman and D. Aiken},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={74 1},
  • E. Heringman, D. Aiken
  • Published 1947
  • Medicine
  • American journal of surgery
  • Abstract 1. 1. Twelve cases of cholecystitis and cholelithiasis in the young are reported. 2. 2. The pertinent literature has been reviewed. 3. 3. Adult factors, such as pregnancy, play an important role in the development of gallbladder disease despite the fact that these patients were under twenty years of age. 4. 4. Cholecystitis in childhood (below the age of fifteen) is still an infrequent condition but is not as rare as was formerly believed. 5. 5. Cholecystitis in females between the… CONTINUE READING
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