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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22-24

Simultaneous acute acalculous cholecystitis and acute appendicitis: A case report and literature review

1 Department of General Surgery, King Khalid Hospital, Hail, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Surgery, King Khalid Hospital, Hail, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Internal Medicine, King Khalid Hospital, Hail, Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Alaa Mohamed Sedik
Department of General Surgery, King Khalid Hospital, Hail
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/ssj.ssj_8_17

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While acute appendicitis and acute calculous cholecystitis are both common, acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is traditionally rare and usually encountered in the elderly or critically ill patients. Here, we reported a case of simultaneous AAC and acute suppurative appendicitis occurring in a young female that was managed by open cholecystectomy and appendectomy at the same time.

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