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Natl J Med Res. 2013; 3(1): 90-92


Gallstone Ileus: A Rare Cause of Intestinal Obstruction

Hitendra K Desai, Bharat C Rathva, Prakash V Chauhan, Rajesh D Patel, Rajnish R Patel.

Abstract
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, intra-operative findings, operative procedure and literature review are presented.

Key words: Gall stone, intestinal obstruction


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