Anticoagulants is a risk factor for spontaneous rupture and hemorrhage of gallbladder: a case report and literature review

  title={Anticoagulants is a risk factor for spontaneous rupture and hemorrhage of gallbladder: a case report and literature review},
  author={Zhilong Ma and Bin Xu and Long Wang and Yukan Mao and Bo Zhou and Zhenshun Song and Tingsong Yang},
  journal={BMC Surgery},
BackgroundThe spontaneous rupture of the gallbladder is extremely rare, majority of ruptures occur secondary to traumatic injuries. Here, we report a case of spontaneous rupture of the gallbladder with probably cause of oral anticoagulants.Case presentationA 51-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with sudden-onset severe abdominal pain, as well as hypotension and low level of hemoglobin. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan showed a 2.5 cm filling defect and discontinuity in the… Expand
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