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Cholecystitis Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Cholecystitis Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

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Cholecystitis Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram
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Pathophysiology: Cholecystitis
Genetic & Demography Change in Bile Decreased contractility IncreasedComposition of bile flow intraluminalPressureBile StasisContraction of substances present in bile Stimulates smooth Increasemuscle contraction tension toPrecipitation of bile substances duodenumBile substance will increase in sizeStones migrate to gall bladder 
RUQ abdominal Pain
 Obstruction of the flow in bile
Radiating pain to lower back 
 
Non modifiable factors
-Age (40 years old and above)-Gender/sex (female)-Genetic predisposition-Estrogen levels-Ethnicity (Native American &Hispanics)
Modifiable factors
-Obesity-Rapid weight loss and diet-Lack of physical activity-Long-term total parenteral nutrition-Oral contraceptives-Pregnancy

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