case-report | 08-March-2021
(Acute) cholecystitis is a common reason for reporting to an Emergency Ward. Despite high sensitivity of ultrasound in this disease, the possibility of other complications should be kept in mind in the case of persisting inflammation (especially not treated one). Particular vigilance is needed in oligosymptomatic patients.
A 67-year-old patient was referred to an Ultrasound Diagnostic Unit for abdominal examination. She complained of yellowing of the skin of the
Marlena Alicja Gabryelczak,
Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 84, 63–66
research-article | 28-September-2020
Intestinal fistulas involving the gallbladder are a rare complication of cholelithiasis, occurring in 5% (or less) of patients who presented with cholelithiasis(1). The most common biliary-enteric fistula is, however, cholecystoduodenal fistula(2).
The reported case concerns a 54-year-old female patient who presented to the emergency department with pain in the epigastric region and no signs of peritonitis. An ultrasound (US) scan suggested chronic cholecystitis and cholelithiasis
Zhi Ying Tan,
Robert Krzysztof Mlosek,
Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 82, 214–217