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No reliable test or exam finding for acute cholecystitis

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7393.0/g (Published 12 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:g

Question What aspects of a patient's history and physical or basic laboratory tests are helpful in diagnosing acute cholecystitis?

Synopsis A thorough search of several databases—including Medline, Science Citation Index, and the Cochrane Library—was performed. Studies were included if they evaluated the role of the medical history, physical examination, and …

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