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Gallstone ileus: a rare cause of small intestine obstruction
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  • Levan Tchabashvili,
  • Dimitris Kehagias,
  • Charalampos Kaplanis,
  • Elias Liolis,
  • Ioannis Perdikaris,
  • Fotis Iliopoulos,
  • Georgios-Ioannis Verras,
  • Francesk Mulita
Levan Tchabashvili
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Dimitris Kehagias
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Charalampos Kaplanis
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Elias Liolis
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Ioannis Perdikaris
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Fotis Iliopoulos
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Georgios-Ioannis Verras
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Francesk Mulita
University General Hospital of Patras Holy Mary the Help
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Abstract

A 77-year-old woman was admitted to our emergency department complaining of abdominal pain. Computed tomography was performed and showed aerobilila and a large 5.1 cm gallstone lodged in the small intestine. She underwent emergency surgery. Intraoperative findings noted small bowel obstruction caused by a large gallstone.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

01 Sep 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
02 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
02 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
13 Sep 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
14 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
23 Sep 2021Editorial Decision: Accept