Video laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a case of biliary lithiasis associated with gallbladder tuberculosis. Considerations and review of the literature

D'Agata, A.; Funtò, I.; Lazzi, S.; Boncompagni, G.

Minerva Chirurgica 52(9): 1103-1108

1997


ISSN/ISBN: 0026-4733
PMID: 9432584
Document Number: 8044
The authors report a case of gallbladder stones with tuberculosis of gallbladder, operated for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. From the review of the literature two basic data stand out: the exceptionality of gallbladder's tuberculosis with stones at the same time and the opportunity to make the diagnosis of tuberculosis of the gallbladder only by the histological examination after cholecystectomy.

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Video laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a case of biliary lithiasis associated with gallbladder tuberculosis. Considerations and review of the literature