Avulsion of the gallbladder following trivial injury

P M Brennan, F K S Welsh, C Lyness, A J Bathgate, S J Wigmore

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Traumatic cholecystectomy is a rare condition that has always been described in the context of major trauma and associated liver or biliary injuries. We present a case of isolated traumatic cholecystectomy following a trivial injury which resulted in both a delayed presentation and a difficult diagnosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)318-21
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Clinical Practice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004


  • Accidental Falls
  • Adult
  • Cholecystography
  • Female
  • Gallbladder
  • Humans
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating


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