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Emphysematous Cholecystitis after ERCP

AUTHORS

R Mirsharifi 1 , MA Pakaneh 2 , A Aminian 1 , *

AUTHORS INFORMATION

1 Assistant Professor,Department of General Surgery, Imam Hospi- tal Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Resident, Department of General Surgery, Imam Hospi- tal Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 8 (3)
Published Online: July 1, 2007
Article Type: Case Report
Received: January 12, 2007
Accepted: March 20, 2007

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Abstract

Emphysematous cholecystitis is an unusual but life-threatening form of acute cholecystitis caused by the presence of gas-forming bacteria in the gallbladder. Here we present a case of fulminant emphysematous cholecystitis developing after endoscopic retrograde cholan- giopancreatogram (ERCP).

Keywords

ERCP, Emphysematous cholecystitis.

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