TITLE

Cholecystocolic Fistula: A Rare Complication Of Gallbladder Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Mohamed, Abbas A. R.; Abukhater, Muhammad
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Surgery;2009, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a case of cholecystocolic fistula complicating cholecystostomy in a patient presented for surgery five month after an attack of acute cholecystitis and ERCP induced pancreatitis.
ACCESSION #
47659757

 

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