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Gallstone-induced perforation of the common bile duct in pregnancy

Gallstone-induced perforation of the common bile duct in pregnancy
Gallstone-induced perforation of the common bile duct in pregnancy
Spontaneous perforation of the extrahepatic biliary system is a rare presentation of ductal stones. We report the case of a twenty-year-old woman presenting at term with biliary peritonitis caused by common bile duct (CBD) perforation due to an impacted stone in the distal common bile duct. The patient had suffered a single herald episode of acute gallstone pancreatitis during the third trimester. The patient underwent an emergency laparotomy, bile duct exploration, and removal of the ductal stone. The postoperative course was uneventful
0894-8569
174202-[3pp]
Dabbas, N.
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Abdelaziz, M.
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Hamdan, K.
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Stedman, B.
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Abu Hilal, M.
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Dabbas, N.
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Abdelaziz, M.
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Hamdan, K.
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Stedman, B.
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Abu Hilal, M.
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Dabbas, N., Abdelaziz, M., Hamdan, K., Stedman, B. and Abu Hilal, M. (2008) Gallstone-induced perforation of the common bile duct in pregnancy. HPB Surgery, 2008, 174202-[3pp]. (doi:10.1155/2008/174202). (PMID:18604299)

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Spontaneous perforation of the extrahepatic biliary system is a rare presentation of ductal stones. We report the case of a twenty-year-old woman presenting at term with biliary peritonitis caused by common bile duct (CBD) perforation due to an impacted stone in the distal common bile duct. The patient had suffered a single herald episode of acute gallstone pancreatitis during the third trimester. The patient underwent an emergency laparotomy, bile duct exploration, and removal of the ductal stone. The postoperative course was uneventful

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Published date: 2008

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Local EPrints ID: 172197
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/172197
ISSN: 0894-8569
PURE UUID: e66ee57e-096c-4e0c-8861-8fd11735ec6d

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Date deposited: 25 Jan 2011 10:18
Last modified: 15 Jun 2018 16:31

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Author: N. Dabbas
Author: M. Abdelaziz
Author: K. Hamdan
Author: B. Stedman
Author: M. Abu Hilal

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