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Acute torsion of the gallbladder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  453475     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Torsion of the gallbladder is an uncommon process that is usually found at the time of exploration for an acute surgical abdomen. It results from two congenital anomalies and may be complete or partial. It should be considered in the etiology of what appears to be acute cholecystitis in the elderly, thereby prompting early surgical management. Two cases are presented to help define the true incidence of this process.
Authors:
R D Whipple; R R Sabo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of surgery     Volume:  137     ISSN:  0002-9610     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Surg.     Publication Date:  1979 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-08-29     Completed Date:  1979-08-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370473     Medline TA:  Am J Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  798-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Aged
Female
Gallbladder / abnormalities
Gallbladder Diseases / diagnosis*,  etiology,  surgery
Humans
Torsion Abnormality

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