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Disease or Condition — Digestive Disorders:
acute cholangitis

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Description

Cholangitis NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) is a general term used to describe inflammation of the bile ducts. It is a broad term that can be used to describe any type of inflammation of the bile ducts, regardless of the cause. Symptoms of cholangitis NOS may include fever, abdominal pain, jaundice, and dark urine. Treatment for cholangitis NOS may include antibiotics, pain medications, and possibly surgery.

Synonyms
  • ascending cholangitis
  • cholangitis
Symptoms (patient's findings)
  • abdominal pain
  • fever
Signs (examiner's findings)
  • disorientation
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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