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Emphysematous cholecystitis: A deadly disguise of a common culprit.
  • Ashesha Mechineni,
  • Balraj Singh,
  • Rajapriya Manickam
Ashesha Mechineni
St Joseph's University Medical Center
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Balraj Singh
St Joseph's University Medical Center
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Rajapriya Manickam
St Joseph's University Medical Center
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Abstract

Emphysematous cholecystitis is caused by gas-forming micro-organisms, primarily in patients with immunosuppression and diabetes mellitus. It leads to a signature radiological finding with air in gall bladder wall as described in this report. Clinicians should be aware of this critical differential diagnosis.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

23 Jan 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Jan 2021Submission Checks Completed
26 Jan 2021Assigned to Editor
30 Jan 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
06 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Feb 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
13 Feb 20211st Revision Received
15 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
15 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
15 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
15 Feb 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
16 Mar 20212nd Revision Received
16 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
16 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
16 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
16 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
17 Mar 20213rd Revision Received
17 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
17 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
17 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Accept