Department of Emergency Medicine; Department of Radiology
Gallstones; Ileus; Intestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases | Emergency Medicine | Radiology
Patients presenting to the Emergency Department with the complaint of abdominal pain can pose a diagnostic challenge. History and physical examination in conjunction with age, comorbidities, and laboratory values may not yield the expected diagnosis. The authors present a case of an uncommon disease with high morbidity and mortality presenting outside the expected patient population.
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Citation: J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb;44(2):e277-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.06.020. Link to article on publisher's site
The Journal of emergency medicine
Collins, Amanda; Coughlin, Dennis; and Mullen, Marie T., "Gallstone ileus" (2013). University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. 194.