Enterolithiasis: An Unusual Cause of Acute AbdomenJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2018-09-05
Authors : Rajnish Meena; Rahul Kankhedia; Sachin Jhawer;
Page : 1163-1165
Keywords : Enterolithiasis; Intestinal obstruction; perforation peritonitis;
Enterolithiasis is an uncommon medical condition that develops due to stasis of intestinal content associated with underlying cause of stone formation. chemical composition of these stones varies according to their site of origin. Its prevalence ranges from 0.3 % to 10 % in selected populations. A 69 yr old men admitted with complain of intestinal obstruction. . X ray and CECT abdomen suggest enterolith with perforation peritonitis. he underwent to emergency laparotomy. postoperative course was uneventfull. early recognition of the disease and surgical intervention is mainstay of treatment in case of enterolithiasis with acute abdomen.
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