A Rare Case of Large Impacted Stone in Jejunum Causing Obstruction in a Patient of Gallstone Ileus
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Keywords

gallstone ileus
intestinal obstruction
enterotomy

Abstract

Gallstone ileus is a rare complication of cholelithiasis that occurs as a result of occlusion of the intestinal lumen by a large sized gallstone accounting for 1-4% cases of small bowel obstruction. The aim of this work is to introduce a case report that emphasize the diagnostic and therapeutic management of gallstone ileus with an enterolith impacted in jejunum (an uncommon site).

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