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Gall Stone Ileus-An Unusal presentation

Author(s): Archana Ahluwalia,Kavita Saggar,Parambir Sandhu Seerat Sandhu

Journal: JK Science : Journal of Medical Education & Research
ISSN 0972-1177

Volume: 5;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 171;
Date: 2003;
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Keywords: Gall bladder calculus. Small gut obstruction

We report a case of gall stone ileus in which the calculus was initially impacted in the small gutcausing small gut obstruction. On follow up, CT demonstrated the calculus in the rectum confirmingits spontaneous passage. The spontaneous passage of obstructing gall stone is an extremely rarcentity.

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