Disease Information for Postcholecystectomy syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Abdominal pain Radiates to Back
Cibaphobia/Fear of Eating
Fatty food intolerance
Upper Abdominal Pain
Gallbladder colic syndrome
Gallbladder pain syndrome
RUQ pain radiates to right scapula
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Amylase, serum (Lab)
Lipase (Lab)
Triglyceride lipase (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperamylasemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Gallbladder involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Liver/gallbladder/ducts (category)
Process
PROCESS/Surgical procedure/complication (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticholinergics
Definition

Abdominal sequelae of biliary tract surgery as a result of various biliary tract disorders. Often the same symptoms that are present before the operation recur or postoperative symptoms such as colicky pain, bloating, nausea, and vomiting occur. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes jaundice. (Magalini, Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 3d ed)

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