Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Hepatology
Volume 2016, Article ID 6080832, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6080832
Case Report

Another Report of Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Greek Patient with Infectious Mononucleosis: A Matter of Luck or Genetic Predisposition?

Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital of Larissa, 1 Tsakalof Street, 41221 Larissa, Greece

Received 24 November 2015; Accepted 21 December 2015

Academic Editor: Atsushi Irisawa

Copyright © 2016 Theocharis Koufakis and Ioannis Gabranis. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. W. Amon and P. J. Farrell, “Reactivation of Epstein-Barr virus from latency,” Reviews in Medical Virology, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 149–156, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. E. Grywalska and J. Rolinski, “Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphomas,” Seminars in Oncology, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 291–303, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. S. Singer-Leshinsky, “Pathogenesis, diagnostic testing, and management of mononucleosis,” Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 58–62, 2012. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. T. Bravender, “Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, and infectious mononucleosis,” Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 251–264, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. H. B. Jenson, “Acute complications of Epstein-Barr virus infectious mononucleosis,” Current Opinion in Pediatrics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 263–268, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. Z. H. Tan, K. B. Phua, C. Ong, and A. Kader, “Prolonged hepatitis and jaundice: a rare complication of paediatric Epstein-Barr virus infection,” Singapore Medical Journal, vol. 56, no. 07, pp. e112–e115, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. A. Prassouli, J. Panagiotou, M. Vakaki et al., “Acute acalculous cholecystitis as the initial presentation of primary Epstein-Barr virus infection,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E11–E13, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. E. Lagona, F. Sharifi, A. Voutsioti, A. Mavri, M. Markouri, and A. Attilakos, “Epstein-barr virus infectious mononucleosis associated with acute acalculous cholecystitis,” Infection, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 118–119, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Attilakos, A. Prassouli, G. Hadjigeorgiou et al., “Acute acalculous cholecystitis in children with Epstein-Barr virus infection: a role for Gilbert's syndrome?” International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. e161–e164, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. E. Cholongitas, K. Katsogridakis, and M. Dasenaki, “Acalculous cholecystitis during the course of acute Epstein-Barr virus infection,” International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. e129–e130, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. Fretzayas, M. Moustaki, A. Attilakos, T. Brozou, and P. Nicolaidou, “Acalculous cholecystitis or biliary dyskinesia for Epstein-Barr virus gallbladder involvement?” Prague Medical Report, vol. 115, no. 1-2, pp. 67–72, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C. Iaria, L. Arena, G. Di Maio et al., “Acute acalculous cholecystitis during the course of primary Epstein-Barr virus infection: a new case and a review of the literature,” International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 391–395, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. F.-L. Liu, H. Li, X.-F. Wang et al., “Acute acalculous cholecystitis immediately after gastric operation: case report and literatures review,” World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 20, no. 30, pp. 10642–10650, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. Kaya, A. E. Eskazan, N. Ay et al., “Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to viral hepatitis A,” Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, vol. 2013, Article ID 407182, 4 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  15. Ö. Herek, N. Çördük, D. Herek, and Ş. Bagci, “Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to hepatitis A infection in a child: a rare cause of acute abdomen,” Annals of African Medicine, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 193–195, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. Agergaard and C. Larsen, “Acute acalculous cholecystitis in a patient with primary Epstein-Barr virus infection: a case report and literature review,” International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 35, pp. 67–72, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. S. I. Myers, “The role of eicosanoids in experimental and clinical gallbladder disease,” Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 167–180, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. S. Hagel, T. Bruns, M. Kantowski, P. Fix, T. Seidel, and A. Stallmach, “Cholestatic hepatitis, acute acalculous cholecystitis, and hemolytic anemia: primary Epstein-Barr virus infection under azathioprine,” Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 1613–1616, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. A. C. LeClaire, C. A. Martin, and A. D. Hoven, “Rash associated with piperacillin/tazobactam administration in infectious mononucleosis,” Annals of Pharmacotherapy, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 996–998, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. K. T. Suk, C. H. Kim, S. K. Baik et al., “Gallbladder wall thickening in patients with acute hepatitis,” Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 144–148, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. F. Alkhoury, D. Diaz, and J. Hidalgo, “Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) in the pediatric population associated with Epstein–Barr Virus (EBV) infection. Case report and review of the literature,” International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol. 11, pp. 50–52, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  22. E. A. Deitch and J. M. Engel, “Acute acalculous cholecystitis. Ultrasonic diagnosis,” The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 142, no. 2, pp. 290–292, 1981. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus