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Gallstone-induced perforation of the common bile duct in pregnancy

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


Local EPrints ID: 172197
ISSN: 0894-8569
PURE UUID: e66ee57e-096c-4e0c-8861-8fd11735ec6d

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Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:14

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

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