Morphology of cholecystitis and gallstone formation.

  • Z Soustek
  • Published 1981 in
    Acta morphologica Academiae Scientiarum…


One thousand gallbladders received from cholecystectomies were analyzed microscopically. Regarding the clinical symptoms the morphological signs of acute and chronic cholecystitis were established. Microscopic changes typical of acute cholecystitis were oedema, haemorrhage and necrosis; and of chronic cholecystitis, sclerosis, presence of haemosiderin… (More)