Functional gallbladder disorder: Gallbladder Dyskinesia

Stephanie L. Hansel, John K. DiBaise

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Abstract

Functional gallbladder disorder, commonly referred to as gallbladder dyskinesia, is characterized by the occurrence of abdominal pain resembling gallbladder pain but in the absence of gallstones. The diagnosis and management of this condition can be confusing even for the most astute clinician. The aim of this article is to clarify the identification and management of patients with suspected functional gallbladder disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-379
Number of pages11
JournalGastroenterology Clinics of North America
Volume39
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2010

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Biliary Dyskinesia
Gallbladder
Gallstones
Abdominal Pain
Pain

Keywords

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Cholescintigraphy
  • Functional biliary pain
  • Gallbladder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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Functional gallbladder disorder : Gallbladder Dyskinesia. / Hansel, Stephanie L.; DiBaise, John K.

In: Gastroenterology Clinics of North America, Vol. 39, No. 2, 06.2010, p. 369-379.

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Hansel, Stephanie L. ; DiBaise, John K. / Functional gallbladder disorder : Gallbladder Dyskinesia. In: Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. 2010 ; Vol. 39, No. 2. pp. 369-379.
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