Miguel-Angel Reyes-Caldelas1, Fernanda Santiago-Roman 2,

Maria-del-Carmen Garcia-Blanco 1, Ernesto Roldan-Valadez 3, 4

Gallstone ileus is a rare complication of gallstone disease, it causes bowel obstruction and achieves high mortality due to the predilected elderly patients and late diagnosis, for which different modalities of imaging are used.

Materials and methods. This case presents a 64-year-old man who developed this condition due to recurrent cholecystitis, diagnosed by ultrasound and CT scan, gallstone removed by surgery. Treatment is based on the patient's clinical status and should be sorted out according to comorbidities, hemodynamic stability, and surgical risk. Also a brief literature review is presented.

1 - Radiology department, Hospital Angeles Acoxpa. Mexico City, Mexico.

2 - Faculty of Human Medicine. Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas. Mexico City, Mexico.

3 - Directorate of Research, Hospital General de Mexico "Dr Eduardo Liceaga". Mexico City, Mexico.

4 - I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Department of Radiology. Moscow, Russia.

Keywords: mycobacteriosis, lung mass, tuberculosis.

Keywords: cholelithiasis, gallstone, gallstone ileus, cholecystoenteric fistula, intestinal obstruction, enterolithotomy.


Corresponding author:  Ernesto Roldan-Valadez, e-mail: Этот e-mail адрес защищен от спам-ботов, для его просмотра у Вас должен быть включен Javascript


For citation: Miguel-Angel Reyes-Caldelas, Fernanda Santiago-Roman, Maria-del-Carmen Garcia-Blanco, Ernesto Roldan-Valadez. Doppler ultrasound and computed tomography findings in gallstone. REJR 2021; 11(4):164-168. DOI: 10.21569/2222-7415-2021-11-4-164-168.

Received: 23.09.2021 Accepted: 02.12.2021