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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 70-71
An uncommon cause of right hypochondriac pain


Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi -110 029, India

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Madhusudhan KS, Gamanagatti S. An uncommon cause of right hypochondriac pain. Saudi J Gastroenterol 2009;15:70-1

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Madhusudhan KS, Gamanagatti S. An uncommon cause of right hypochondriac pain. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 2009 [cited 2019 Jul 16];15:70-1. Available from: http://www.saudijgastro.com/text.asp?2009/15/1/70/45071


A 22-year-old male patient presented to our emergency department with two days' history of upper abdominal pain and fever. There was no history of jaundice. Clinical examination revealed tenderness in the right hypochondrium with mild guarding. There was no palpable mass. Ultrasonography of the abdomen in transverse and longitudinal planes and of one of the small bowel loops is shown in [Figure 1]. The biliary tree was normal.


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1.Indar AA, Beckingham IJ. Acute cholecystitis. Br Med J 2002; 325:639-43.  Back to cited text no. 1    
2.Misra SP, Dwivedi M. Clinical features and management of biliary ascariasis in a non-endemic area. Postgrad Med J 2000;76:29-32.  Back to cited text no. 2  [PUBMED]  [FULLTEXT]
3.Sanai FM, Al-Karawi MA. Biliary ascariasis: Report of a complicated case and literature review. Saudi J Gastroenterol 2007; 13:25-32.  Back to cited text no. 3    Medknow Journal

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DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.45071

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