Diagnosis and treatment of a patient with gallstone ileus


Background A 79-year-old white woman presented with upper abdominal pain. She had a history of rheumatoid arthritis since she was 19 years old, which was treated with prednisolone, leflunomide, diclofenac and pantoprazole. She also had factor VII deficiency. The patient had been hospitalized 2 months previously with sepsis presumed to be due to urinary… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpgasthep0211

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