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Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 539–542 | Cite as

Cholecystitis caused by hemocholecyst: An unusual complication of Hemophilia A

  • Oguzhan Karatepe
  • Mustafa Tukenmez
  • Gökhan Adas
  • Gamze Çitlak
  • Kemal Hunerli
  • Muharrem Battal
  • Osman B. Gülçiçek
  • Servet Karahan
  • Deniz Özcan
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Abstract

Hemocholecyst is a rare disorder that has been reported in patients with gallstones. Previous reports describe cholecystitis resulting from hemocholecyst after iatrogenic trauma. We report the first case of acute cholecystitis secondary to hemocholecyst in a patient with Hemophilia A.

Keywords

Hemocholecyst Hemophilia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oguzhan Karatepe
    • 1
  • Mustafa Tukenmez
    • 2
  • Gökhan Adas
    • 1
  • Gamze Çitlak
    • 2
  • Kemal Hunerli
    • 2
  • Muharrem Battal
    • 1
  • Osman B. Gülçiçek
    • 1
  • Servet Karahan
    • 1
  • Deniz Özcan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryOkmeydani Training and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryIstanbul University, Istanbul Medical FacultyIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Departments of PathologyOkmeydani Training and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey

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