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Gallstone Ileus: A forgotten rare cause of intestinal obstruction
Abstract/OtherAbstract :
Gallstone ileus is an uncommon complication of cholelithiasis, with a high morbidity and mortality rate - usually related to the delayed diagnosis of intestinal obstruction. Diagnosing gallstone ileus needs a high index of suspicion. A case of a gallstone ileus is reported. The clinical presentation, radiological features, intraoperative findings, operative procedure and literature review are presented.
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Al-Obaid Omar
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Publisher :  Medknow Publications     Type :  -     Format :  -    
Date Detail :
2007
Subject :
Gallstone, intestinal obstruction
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Source :
Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology
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Languages :  EN    
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