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Traumatic cholecystectomy.

Authors
  • Xeropotamos, N
  • Baltoyannis, G
  • Nastos, D
  • Giannoukas, A
  • Cassioumis, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1992
Volume
158
Issue
4
Pages
249–250
Identifiers
PMID: 1352142
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Avulsion of the gallbladder from its liver bed with detachment from both cystic duct and artery is an exceedingly rare consequence of blunt abdominal injury. A case is reported in which early recognition by diagnostic peritoneal lavage led to successful treatment.

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