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A rare and late complication of cholelithiasis: Cholocystocolonic fistula

Published:April 29, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2022.03.033
      An 86-year-old patient presented to the emergency department with progressive pain in the right hypochondrium for 3 days. Tracking back his history, this is not the first episode of this type and that he has known a lithiasic gallbladder for a long time. The physical examination was notable for Murphy’s sign. A contrast enhanced computed tomographic (CT) scan was performed subsequently (Figures 1 and 2).
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      Figure 1A contrast-enhanced CT shows cholecystocolonic fistula with a fistulous path between the gallbladder and the right colon (arrow).
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      Figure 2A contrast-enhanced CT shows cholecystocolonic fistula with a fistulous path between the gallbladder and the right colon.
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