TITLE

Acute Cholecystitis Secondary to Unusual Gallstones

AUTHOR(S)
Sanowski, Robert A.; Arbaje-Ramirez, Seneo
PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1979, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gallstone formation around metallic foreign bodies is an unusual cause of acute cholecystitis. Two cases of penetrating abdominal trauma are described in which metallic fragments served as the nidus for calculus formation and later precipitated an acute abdominal problem.
ACCESSION #
16133789

 

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