Gallstone ileus

Case contributed by Dr Budzko


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

Patient Data

Age: 77
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Small bowel obstruction

Case Discussion

Patients with known history of gallblader stones can everytime have a perforation .Lying in the small bowel gallblader stone can lumen occlude.This idea shall always staying 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: 22nd Aug 2016
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