chronic cholecystitismedical dictionary

<radiology> most common form of gallbladder inflammation, gallstones, gallbladder wall thickening, small gallbladder hepatobiliary scan: normal gall bladder visualization in most patients, delayed gall bladder visualization; visualization of bowel before gall bladder (sensitivity 45%, specificity 90%), noncontractility/decreased response after CCK

(12 Dec 1998)