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South African Journal of Surgery

versión On-line ISSN 2078-5151
versión impresa ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.50 no.3 Cape Town ago. 2012

 

CASE REPORT

 

A 'wandering' gallstone

 

 

M KuehnastI; T SewchuranII; S AndronikouIII

IMB ChB, DA (SA); Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg
IIMB ChB; Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg
IIIMB BCh, FCRad (SA), FRCR (Lond), PhD, Visiting Professor; Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg

 

 


ABSTRACT

When all three of the features of Rigler's triad are present on an abdominal radiograph, the cause of a small-bowel obstruction can be identified.


 

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