From the case: Gallstone ileus

CT

CT abdomen and pelvis

Coronal C+ portal venous phase
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ The scout film from the CT shows 2 of the 3 components of the Rigler triad: pneumobilia and small bowel obstruction. The CT shows the third compon...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Gallstone ileus - “ Gallstone ileus is an uncommon cause of a mechanical small bowel obstruction (SBO). It is a rare complication of chronic cholecystitis 7 and occur...”
  • Rigler triad - “ Rigler triad consists of three findings seen in gallstone ileus: pneumobilia small bowel obstruction ectopic gallstone, usually in the right il...”
  • Cholecystoduodenal fistula - “ Cholecystoduodenal fistula refers to a fistulous connection between the gallbladder and the duodenum. It is considered the most common type of ent...”
  • Small bowel obstruction - “ Small bowel obstruction (SBO) accounts for 80% of all mechanical intestinal obstruction, the remaining 20% results from large bowel obstruction. I...”

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