Acute Cholangitis

Acute Cholangitis

Farhad Aziz, MD

University of Kentucky


Points to Remember

  1. Reynolds Pentad: Fever, RUQ Abdominal Pain, Fever, AMS, Hypotension
  2. Charcot’s Triad: RUQ Abdominal Pain, Jaundice, Fever
  3. ERCP, Antibiotics, Resus
  4. Surgery is a LAST Resort

 Typically Asked Questions:

  1. What is the diagnosis? Acute Cholangitis. Know Charcot’s Triad and Reynold’s Pentad
  2. What is the treatment? ERCP

 

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