Acute torsion of the gallbladder: a case report

  title={Acute torsion of the gallbladder: a case report},
  author={Kenan Calişkan and Alper Parlakgumus and Zafer Koç and Tarık Zafer Nursal},
  booktitle={Cases journal},
INTRODUCTION Torsion of gallbladder is an uncommon cause of acute abdomen. Volvulus occurs along the long axis of the gallbladder mesentery, and according to the degree of rotation symptoms, and signs may vary. CASE PRESENTATION A 79-year-old woman presented with a one-day history of acute onset of right upper abdominal pain. The patient underwent laparotomy with a preoperative diagnosis of acalculous cholecystitis with possible gangrene. At laparotomy, the gallbladder was distended, and… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
7 Citations
9 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…