Acute acalculus cholecystitis and hepatitis caused by Brucella melitensis

  • Fawzia Eida AL-Otaibi College of Medicine and King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
Keywords: acute cholecystitis, Brucella melitensis

Abstract

Acute cholecystitis is a very rare presentation of brucellosis. A case of acalculous cholecystitis caused by Brucella melitensis is reported with a review of previously reported cases.

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Author Biography

Fawzia Eida AL-Otaibi, College of Medicine and King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh

Assistant professor , Bacteriology Unit

Department of Pathology / Microbiology(32)

College of Medicine & King Saud University

King Khalid University Hospital

PO Box 2925 , Riyadh 11461

 

Published
2010-05-09
How to Cite
1.
AL-OtaibiFE (2010) Acute acalculus cholecystitis and hepatitis caused by Brucella melitensis. J Infect Dev Ctries 4:464-467. doi: 10.3855/jidc.618
Section
Case Reports