Isolated involvement of the gallbladder by Crohn’s disease manifesting as acute cholecystitis

Abstract

A 79-year-old female presented with acute cholecystitis. Having recovered on conservative management, elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed. The diagnosis of Crohn’s disease of the gallbladder was a histopathological surprise. Further detailed investigation indicated this to be the isolated involvement of gallbladder. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.gassur.2004.08.012

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