Spontaneous common bile duct perforation due to periampullary growth

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Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports,2014,3,2,36-37.
Published:July 2014
Type:Case Report

Spontaneous common bile duct perforation due to periampullary growth

Pandiaraja Javabal, Viswanathan Subramanian

Department of General Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract:

Spontaneous common bile duct perforations are an unusual cause of acute abdomen. In spontaneous common bile duct perforation, malignant growth is even rare. It is a rare entity usually reported in infants and children due to congenital anomalies. It is rarely reported in adults. In this case report, a 55‑year‑old male patient who was diagnosed as a duodenal perforation in the pre‑operative period, but the intra‑operative findings was common bile duct perforation due to periampullary growth, is reported.