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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 301-302

Isolated gallbladder rupture following blunt abdominal injury


1 Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2 Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
3 Division of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital; Division of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Transplantation Center, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital; Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Dr. S C Chuang
Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, No. 100, Tzyou 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807
Taiwan
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DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.164352

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Isolated traumatic gallbladder rupture subsequent to blunt abdominal injury is rare. Most literatures on the subjects consist of case reports. We reported a rare case of isolated gallbladder rupture and discussed the possible predisposing factors to gallbladder rupture.


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