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Uncommon complications of biliary stones

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Gallstone disease has a high incidence, and most common presentations are well known and recognized. Particulalry in the elderly population though, uncommon presentations of gallstone disease are more frequent, and can easily be missed or misinterpreted. In this article we present 5 such patients with an atypical presentation of gallstone disease. We will then discuss atypical gallstone disease in more detail.

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Janssen, S. , Mierlo, I. , Gilissen, L. , Nienhuijs, S. and Heemskerk, J. (2012) Uncommon complications of biliary stones. Open Journal of Internal Medicine, 2, 19-26. doi: 10.4236/ojim.2012.21005.

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