In this article we will discuss about the symptoms of ascending or acute cholangitis. So, let’s get started.
Dull or sharp pain in the upper quadrant of abdomen
Icteric or yellowish discoloration of skin and sclera (eyes)
The first three symptoms are combinedly termed as Charcot’s triad and worsening cholangitis or severe cholangitis is characterized by Reynolds pentad which includes Charcot’s triad in combination with septic shock (sepsis) and mental confusion.