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ileus

[′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin.
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In 1890, Courvoisier published the first gallstone ileus cases of 131 patients and reported a mortality rate of 44% (1).
Csendes, "Mirizzi syndrome and gallstone ileus: an unusual presentation of gallstone disease," Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol.
The clinical manifestations of gallstone ileus are variable and depend on the site of obstruction but are frequently nonspecific with intermittent symptoms of nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension, and abdominal pain.
In a patient with gallstone ileus, imaging studies typically show a classic radiographic triad (Rigler's triad) consisting of small bowel obstruction, pneumobilia, and an ectopic gallstone.
Laparoscopic-as sisted enterolithotomy for gallstone ileus. Indian J Surg 2013; 75(Suppl 1):S497-S499
Al-Kawas, "Complications of gallstone disease: mirizzi syndrome, cholecystocholedochal fistula, and gallstone ileus," American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
The first case of gallstone ileus was reported by Bartholin (cited by Lassandro et al.
Comparison of surgical treatments of gallstone ileus: preliminary report.
Diagnosis of gallstone ileus is often difficult as findings are nonspecific, with many patients proceeding to operation without a diagnosis.
This report describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and management of Bouveret syndrome, as well as its prevalence and differentiation from gallstone ileus.
Pneumobilia is well recognised in adults in the context of gallstone ileus and after endoscopy.