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Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Apr;23(4):242-3.

Acute acalculous cholecystitis in a child returning from the Ivory Coast.

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Pediatric Emergency Department, Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades, AP-HP, Université Paris, Paris, France. mcam1@free.fr

Abstract

Acute cholecystitis is an uncommon occurrence in children. Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) has various etiology; among them are a wide variety of infectious agents. We report the case of a 7-year-old child who presented AAC due to plasmodium falciparum infection. The causes of AAC are discussed.

PMID:
17438439
DOI:
10.1097/PEC.0b013e31803f5ab8
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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