Gallstone Ileus: A Case Report and Our Clinic’s Experience

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We present a 72-year-old female patient complaining of pain and distention of the abdomen, nausea and vomiting. No history of previous abdominal surgery, hernias or biliary disease was present. Plain abdominal x-rays showed small bowel obstruction. This mechanical obstruction of the gastrointestinal truct was caused by a gallstone in the terminal ileum.

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K. Alexiou, A. Ioannidis, N. Sikalias, E. Konstantinidou, A. Fotopoulos, I. Karanikas and N. Economou, "Gallstone Ileus: A Case Report and Our Clinic’s Experience," Surgical Science, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2014, pp. 10-14. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.51003.

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