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Ceftriaxone-induced acute cholecystitis

 Department of Radiology, Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal

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Fernanda Marta Gomes,
Department of Radiology, Hospital de Braga, Braga
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Ceftriaxone has been increasingly used in pediatric population, due to its bacteriological and pharmacokinetic features. Association between ceftriaxone and biliary sludge/pseudolithiasis formation has been documented in the literature. More rarely, biliary symptoms and cholecystitis during ceftriaxone therapy have been reported. We present a case of acute cholecystitis related to ceftriaxone administration and its management.

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