Quiz: Cholecystitis
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Cholecystitis, which can be acute or chronic, is inflammation of the gallbladder, usually resulting from a gallstone blocking the cystic duct. Which of the following is true for chronic but not acute cholecystitis?

  • A.

    The pain usually peaks after 15 to 60 minutes and then remains constant

  • B.

    Fever is rare

  • C.

    It almost always begins without an infection

  • D.

    It begins suddenly with severe, steady pain in the upper abdomen

Am I correct?