Back to the gallstone: a mischievous cause of morbidity.

  title={Back to the gallstone: a mischievous cause of morbidity.},
  author={Paul Heron and Antonio Manzelli},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
Laparoscopic cholecystectomies (LCs) are the gold standard treatment of symptomatic gallstone disease worldwide. However, with this technique comes the increased risk of retained spilled gallstones. We describe a case of a 77-year-old man who presented 2 months after undergoing a LC, with right upper quadrant pain. Abdominal ultrasound scan showed no significant complications, but he continued to have grumbling pains. These were investigated with an abdominal CT scan, prompting suspicion of a… CONTINUE READING
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