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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.2 Gallbladder and bile ducts
Case 1.2.1 Gallbladder
Gallstones


Patient with a cholecystitis and a stone in the cystic duct that was not removed during a difficult cholecystectomy and finally passed to the common bile duct a few months later

Stone in the cystic duct
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Stone in the cystic duct
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Stone in the cystic duct
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Normal common bile duct
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After operation the distal cystic duct containing the stone remained. No dilatated bile ducts were found.

Distal cystic duct containing the stone
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Distal cystic duct containing the stone
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Normal common bile duct
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Normal common bile duct
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A few months later the patient developed jaundice because the stone had migrated to the common bile duct and caused biliary obstruction

Dilatated bile duct
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Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
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Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
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Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
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