Cholecystenteric Fistula: The Spectrum of Disease and Treatment Modalities

Casasanta, Marc; Mello, Matthew; Aghazarian, Sarkis; Zapas, John
May 2012
American Surgeon;May2012, Vol. 78 Issue 5, pE267
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article describes two cases of cholecystenteric fistula. One of the patients, a 61-year-old man, complained of nausea, vomiting and bilateral lower quadrant abdominal pain. Pneumobilia and a large stone in the cecum were detected via a computed tomography scan. An inflammatory process involving the gallbladder, colon and duodenum was detected in a 79-year-old female patient. Her condition stabilized after undergoing duodenotomy and gastrojejunostomy.


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