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September 1973

Leptospirosis With Acalculous Cholecystitis

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Edward Mallinckrodt Department of Pediatrics, the Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine; and the divisions of infectious diseases and gastroenterology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis.

Am J Dis Child. 1973;126(3):350-351. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190308012

A 26-month-old girl with fever, rash, and jaundice due to leptospirosis developed acalculous cholecystitis. Recovery followed cholecystotomy and supportive care.