Gallstone pancreatitis

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Gallstone pancreatitis is generally a clinical diagnosis. It may be seen in the context of autopsy.

General

The treatment is cholecystectomy to avoid recurrence.[1][2]

Microscopic

Pancreas

See pancreatitis.

Gallbladder

Features:[3]

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Gallbladder

GALLBLADDER, CHOLECYSTECTOMY:
- CHOLELITHIASIS.
- MILD CHRONIC CHOLECYSTITIS.
GALLBLADDER, CHOLECYSTECTOMY:
- GALLBLADDER WITH AGGREGATES OF INTRAEPITHELIAL NEUTROPHILS.
- CHOLELITHIASIS.
- NEGATIVE FOR DYSPLASIA AND NEGATIVE FOR MALIGNANCY.
GALLBLADDER, CHOLECYSTECTOMY:
- GALLBLADDER WALL WITH MINIMAL CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY CELLS AND CHOLESTEROLOSIS.
- CHOLELITHIASIS.
- ONE BENIGN LYMPH NODE.

See also

References

  1. Bouwense, SA.; Besselink, MG.; van Brunschot, S.; Bakker, OJ.; van Santvoort, HC.; Schepers, NJ.; Boermeester, MA.; Bollen, TL. et al. (2012). "Pancreatitis of biliary origin, optimal timing of cholecystectomy (PONCHO trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.". Trials 13: 225. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-13-225. PMID 23181667.
  2. van Baal, MC.; Besselink, MG.; Bakker, OJ.; van Santvoort, HC.; Schaapherder, AF.; Nieuwenhuijs, VB.; Gooszen, HG.; van Ramshorst, B. et al. (May 2012). "Timing of cholecystectomy after mild biliary pancreatitis: a systematic review.". Ann Surg 255 (5): 860-6. doi:10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182507646. PMID 22470079.
  3. Chitkara, YK. (Apr 1995). "Pathology of the gallbladder in gallstone pancreatitis.". Arch Pathol Lab Med 119 (4): 355-9. PMID 7726728.