• Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to Torulopsis glabrata, an opportunistic yeast, developed postoperatively in a 70-year-old man who had an extremely complicated course after resection of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The infection first appeared as an acute surgical abdomen, three days after resumption of solid food intake subsequent to a prolonged ileus and after 31 days of parenteral hyperalimentation. The condition was successfully treated by cholecystostomy; at the time of writing, six months after cholecystostomy, there are no gastrointestinal symptoms.
(Arch Surg 111:1404-1405, 1976)
Miller DD. Postoperative Acalculous Cholecystitis Due to Torulopsis glabrata. Arch Surg. 1976;111(12):1404–1405. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360300094016
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