Chronic cholecystitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, & pathology

What is chronic cholecystitis? When the gallbladder becomes irritated and inflamed over and over again, like with recurrent acute cholecystitis, the gallbladder walls may become damaged, leading to complications like porcelain gallbladder. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

This video discusses the pathophysiology of chronic gallbladder inflammation, important clinical signs and symptoms, and treatment options like cholecystectomy.

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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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