A ‘wandering’ gallstone

  • M Kuehnast Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg
  • T Sewchuran Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg
  • S Andronikou Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg
Keywords: Biliary disease, Rigler's Triad, Gallstone ileus

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.
Published
2012-07-11
How to Cite
Kuehnast, M., Sewchuran, T., & Andronikou, S. (2012). A ‘wandering’ gallstone. South African Journal of Surgery, 50(3), 104-105. https://doi.org/10.7196/sajs.1339
Section
Case Reports