Cholecystitis caused by infiltration of immature myeloid cells: a case report.

  title={Cholecystitis caused by infiltration of immature myeloid cells: a case report.},
  author={Tetsuya Shimizu and Takashi Tajiri and Koho Akimaru and Yasuo Arima and Shigeki Yokomuro and Hiroshi Yoshida and Yasuhiro Mamada and Nobuhiko Taniai and Yoshiaki Mizuguchi and Yutaka Kawahigashi and Zenya Naito},
  journal={Journal of Nippon Medical School = Nippon Ika Daigaku zasshi},
  volume={73 2},
A 59-year-old man with myelodysplastic syndrome who was hospitalized for evaluation of fever and generalized fatigue had elevated levels of C-reactive protein and pancytopenia. A search for a site of infection and empiric treatment with antibiotics were unsuccessful. Over 5 to 6 weeks right upper quadrant pain and rebound tenderness developed. Sonographic Murphys sign was present. Computed tomography showed thickening of the gallbladder wall, and repeated ultrasonography demonstrated changes… CONTINUE READING


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