Gallstone ileus demonstrated by CT.

  title={Gallstone ileus demonstrated by CT.},
  author={Ingemar Lor{\'e}n and Anders Lasson and Astrid Kristine Kahr Nilsson and Paul E Nilsson and N. Nirhov},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={18 2},
OBJECTIVE The appearance and evolution of gallstone ileus as seen by CT are reported. MATERIALS AND METHODS CT examination was performed on three patients with unspecific abdominal pain. In one patient sequential investigations were performed over 7 months. RESULTS In all cases the gallbladder was greatly distorted, contained air, and was in direct continuity with a thickened duodenal wall. The gallstone was detected in the small bowel in all cases. In one patient sequential CT examinations… CONTINUE READING

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