Spontaneous Perforation of Gallbladder: Case Report

Satish Kumar Sheoran, Rajiv Nandan Sahai, Jagmohan Indora, Upender Chand Biswal

Abstract


The main cause of perforation of the gallbladder is cholecystitis with or without cholelithiasis. In old age, spontaneous perforation of gallbladder can be due to decrease in its blood supply, which can be due to atherosclerosis, focal vasospasm or localized vasculitis. Perforation of gallbladder is associated with high morbidity and mortality, if left untreated. Here we report a case of a 60-year-old male with perforation of gallbladder.




Gastroenterol Res. 2016;9(2-3):61-63
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/gr702e

Keywords


Spontaneous perforation; Gallbladder

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