Retroperitoneal abscess due to dropped gallstones after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

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Farah Adel *
Jose M Ramia
Roberto De la Plaza
Jose Quilñones
Vladimir Arteaga
Jorge Garcia-Parreño
(*) Corresponding Author:
Farah Adel |


Complications of dropped gallstones after laparoscopic cholecystectomy are infrequent but retroperitoneal abscess is extremely rare. We present a new case, discuss causes, diagnostic methods, preventive measures and therapeutical options.

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Jose M Ramia, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery , Hospital Universitario de Guadalajara, Guadalajara

Chief of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Service

Department of Surgery