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Flashcards in Gallbladder Deck (14):
1

most common cause of jaundice in young adults? Elderly?

viral hepatitis; malignancy

2

gender more likely to get gallstones

women (30%)

3

can see these gallstones on x-rays

black and brown (calcium bilirubinate)

4

these gallstones can get big and form in the ducts

brown

5

does gallstone dz usually present with jaundice?

NO

6

cholecystitis presents with?

RUQ pain (biliary colic), fever, murphy's sign

7

cholecystitis labs show?

normal LFTs, increased WBCs

8

best test for dx of cholecystitis

ultrasound

9

rx of cholecystitis

surgery to remove + ABX

10

clinical presentation of choledocholithiasis

biliary colic, jaundice, clay-colored stool, dark urine, diarrhea

11

Charcot's triad of sx for cholangitis

fever, RUQ pain, jaundice

12

things that mimic gallstone obstruction

PSC, tumors, worms and parasites, strictures

13

LFT presentation of choledocholithiasis

AP, GGT, bilirubin

14

tx of choledocholithiasis +/- cholangitis

ERCP +/- ABX