A Rare Case of Gall Stone Ileus with Obstruction of Small Bowel
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery,
Gallstone ileus is condition where small bowel is mechanically obstructed by gallstones. It’s a true mechanical obstruction. It is uncommon entity which accounts for one to three percent of all small bowel obstruction . Elderly people are usually affected . X-ray, USG, CT SCAN are usual modalities of diagnosis . Mainstay of treatment is to relieve obstruction by surgery .
- Small bowel obstruction
- gallstone ileus
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