A Rare Case of Large Impacted Stone in Jejunum Causing Obstruction in a Patient of Gallstone Ileus


gallstone ileus
intestinal obstruction

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Wani, D. I., Parihar, S., Prabhakar, A., Digra, N. C., & Wani, A. H. (2020). A Rare Case of Large Impacted Stone in Jejunum Causing Obstruction in a Patient of Gallstone Ileus. Galician Medical Journal, 27(1), E202014. https://doi.org/10.21802/gmj.2020.1.4


Gallstone ileus is a rare complication of cholelithiasis that occurs as a result of occlusion of the intestinal lumen by a large sized gallstone accounting for 1-4% cases of small bowel obstruction. The aim of this work is to introduce a case report that emphasize the diagnostic and therapeutic management of gallstone ileus with an enterolith impacted in jejunum (an uncommon site).



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