Gallstone ileus

Case contributed by Dr Budzko


Since 3 days increasing nonspecific abdominal pain. Constipation. Known chronic cholecystitis, chronic renal insufficiency.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

Small bowel obstruction

Case Discussion

Patients with known history of gallblader stones can perforate their gall bladder. Lying in the small bowel , stone can occlude the lumen. This shall always stay in your differentional diagnosis list. Diagnosis is with  emergency operation verified.

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Case information

rID: 40565
Case created: 26th Oct 2015
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2017
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