The usual cause is an underlying bilio-enteric fistula between the gallbladder and duodenum (cholecystoduodenal fistula) through which the stone migrates into. Gallstone ileus is peculiar because it can take the form of a high intestinal obstruction followed by a low intestinal obstruction as the stone travels down the. Cholecystoduodenal fistulas usually are caused by gallstones, eroding through the contact point of the inflamed gallbladder with the adjacent bowel, in contrast.

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Cholecystoduodenal fistula refers to a fistulous connection between the gallbladder and the duodenum. It is considered the most common type of enterobiliary fistulation. CT is considered more accurate than ultrasound 2 and allows direct visualization of a tract between the gallbladder and the duodenum.


Pneumobilia may be present as a result 6. According to several papers, laparoscopic cholecystectomy is often successfully performed in these cases You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Unable to process the form.

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Indian J Radiol Imaging. Treatment of cholecystoduodenal fistula in the era of laparoscopy. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. Succcessful laparoscopic treatment of cholecystoduodenal fistula.

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Edit article Share article View cholecystiduodenal history. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Cholecysto duodenal fistulation Cholecysto duodenal fistulas Cholecysto-duodenal fistula Cholecystoduodenal fistulae.

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