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Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 75, Supplement 1, pp 188–191 | Cite as

Spontaneous Cholecystocutaneous Fistula—Not an Old Time Story

  • Yamini KapoorEmail author
  • Gurjit Singh
  • Manila Khokhar
Case Report

Abstract

Cases of spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula continue to attend surgical outpatient department in-spite of tremendous improvement in early diagnosis and treatment of gallbladder disease. It occurs as a complication of acute suppurative cholecystitis or neglected chronic cholecystitis due to cholelithiasis. We report two cases of spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula due to chronic cholecystitis with review of literature.

Keywords

Spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula Cholelithiasis Biliary fistula 

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General surgerySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Science and ResearchAmritsarIndia
  2. 2.GurgaonIndia

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