Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to hepatitis B virus reactivation: A case report and review of the literature

Kaya A., Beycan E., Kaya S. Y., Özdemir G., Zerdali H., MERT A.

Tropical Doctor, vol.54, no.2, pp.197-199, 2024 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2024
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/00494755231226260
  • Journal Name: Tropical Doctor
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-199
  • Keywords: Acalculous cholecystitis, hepatitis B, reactivation
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


We report a 52-year-old man presenting with acute acalculous cholecystitis triggered by hepatitis B virus infection. The patient developed protective antibodies and cleared the infection. The relevant data is also discussed.