Acalculous cholecystitis: a rare presentation of leptospirosis progressing to Weil's disease.Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011 Dec; 4(12):1007-8.AP
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic infection with higher incidence in tropics. Leptospirosis, is known for its variable manifestations, and is a clinical challenge for physicians in the tropics. Experienced clinicians, at times can mistake leptospirosis for non-medical conditions. A few reports of leptospirosis presenting as acalculous cholecystitis was found in review of literature. We intent to highlight acalculous cholecystitis as a rare but clinically significant presentation of leptospirosis.