Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis Perforation in a Child Non-Surgical Management

Hanan M Alghamdi


Spontaneous gallbladder perforation (SGP) is a rare but fatal complication usually associated with acute calculus cholecystitis. Mostly seen in adult patient and rarely reported in children. We report a rare case of aculcoulus gallbladder perforation in a 15 years old child post kidney transplant managed by percutaneous cholecystostomy tube drainage.

Gastroenterol Res. 2012;5(4):174-176


Acute acalculous cholecystitis; Gallbladder perforation; Cholecystostomy tube

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