A RARE CAUSE OF ILEUS: GALLSTONE ILEUS

Meriç Emre Bostancı, Onur Avcı, Mustafa Atabey
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Abstract


Gallstone ileus is a rare disease, which is responsible for about %1-4 of all cases of mechanical obstruction. The morbidity and mortality rates remain very high, mainly due to delayed diagnosis. We report a case of gallstone ileus which caused intestinal obstruction which was definitively diagnosed on operation.


Keywords


Gallstone, ileus

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