Perforation of Gallbladder Due to Ingested Foreign Body (Unabsorbed Pill) in a Case of Cholecystoduodenal Fistula: A Case Report

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Amritanshu Saurabh
Rohit Chauhan
Tayod Kumar Choudhary
Prashant Deo Ranjan

Abstract

Gallbladder perforation is a rare but serious complication of cholecystitis. Presence of foreign body in gallbladder is also an extremely rare condition. Here, we report a case of gallbladder perforation due to ingestion of foreign body (unabsorbed pill) in a case of asymptomatic cholecystoduodenal fistula. Few ingested pills passed through gastrointestinal tract but one pill entered in the gallbladder lumen through a cholecystoduodenal fistula. The undigested pill was lodged in the lumen of gallbladder at its fundus and eroded the wall of gallbladder and caused perforation at the fundus of gallbladder. As per knowledge, there are very few cases reported in which most of the ingested foreign body were sharp and penetrating which caused gallbladder perforation. No case of undigested pill in the gallbladder lumen which caused serious complication like perforation has been reported till date.

Keywords:
Gallbladder perforation, foreign body, undigested pill, cholecystoduodenal fistula

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Saurabh, A., Chauhan, R., Choudhary, T. K., & Ranjan, P. D. (2020). Perforation of Gallbladder Due to Ingested Foreign Body (Unabsorbed Pill) in a Case of Cholecystoduodenal Fistula: A Case Report. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery, 4(3), 10-14. Retrieved from https://journalajcrs.com/index.php/AJCRS/article/view/30144
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