Tag Cholecystitis

ECG Case 083

63 yr old female who presented with a 3 day history of colicky right upper quadrant abdominal pain. She is normally fit and well and has no prior past medical history. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
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cholecystitis = inflammation of the gall bladder; causes: mechanical, chemical and infectious -> mucosal injury; complications: pancreatitis, ascending cholangitis, gall bladder empyema, gangrene
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 052

A 64 year old male presents with sudden severe epigastic pain radiating to his back. Urgent CTA aorta is performed to assess for aortic dissection. The CT excludes dissection but does not reveal a clear alternate cause either.