Department of Emergency Medicine; Department of Radiology
Gallstones; Ileus; Intestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases | Emergency Medicine | Musculoskeletal, Neural, and Ocular Physiology | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms | Psychological Phenomena and Processes | Radiology | Surgical Procedures, Operative
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.
DOI of Published Version
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 A, Coughlin D, Mullen MT. (2013). Gallstone ileus. University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.06.020. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/faculty_pubs/194