CC BY 4.0 · Surg J (N Y) 2018; 04(02): e102-e104
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1660450
Case Report
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Hemorrhagic Cholecystitis after Warfarin Use for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Eric Donn
1   Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, California
Ian Atkinson
1   Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, California
Andrew McCague
1   Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, California
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Publication History

01 December 2017

30 April 2018

Publication Date:
18 June 2018 (online)


Hemorrhagic cholecystitis is an uncommon form of acute cholecystitis which can be rapidly fatal. It may be hard to detect as it frequently presents with symptoms found in other, more common diagnoses. We report the case of a 63 year old man recently started on anticoagulation for deep vein thrombosis who was found to have hemorrhagic cholecystitis.

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