Flashcards in Gallbladder Deck (14):
most common cause of jaundice in young adults? Elderly?
viral hepatitis; malignancy
gender more likely to get gallstones
can see these gallstones on x-rays
black and brown (calcium bilirubinate)
these gallstones can get big and form in the ducts
does gallstone dz usually present with jaundice?
cholecystitis presents with?
RUQ pain (biliary colic), fever, murphy's sign
cholecystitis labs show?
normal LFTs, increased WBCs
best test for dx of cholecystitis
rx of cholecystitis
surgery to remove + ABX
clinical presentation of choledocholithiasis
biliary colic, jaundice, clay-colored stool, dark urine, diarrhea
Charcot's triad of sx for cholangitis
fever, RUQ pain, jaundice
things that mimic gallstone obstruction
PSC, tumors, worms and parasites, strictures
LFT presentation of choledocholithiasis
AP, GGT, bilirubin