Lost gallstones mimicking a gastric pylorus tumour

Andrew KY Fung, Beverly CB Lim, Michael Ashcroft, Ronald P Coggins

Abstract


Lost gallstones after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a frequent occurrence. We describe a case report of an unusual delayed presentation of the above condition and discuss the published literature on this topic. Prevention of gallstone spillage and retrieval of all the spilled gallstones remain the best methods of avoiding future potential morbidity.

 


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/crim.v1n2p179

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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