Unusual causes of bowel obstruction: Gallstone ileus

We all learned that causes of bowel obstruction may be defined as in the wall, inside the lumen and outside the wall. Here is a collection of cases where the causes and consequences are slightly more unusual than adhesions, hernia and carcinoma…


Imaging the acute abdomen invariably reveals surprising diagnoses. Here are some exceptional images in the investigation of small bowel obstruction…

Seema Biswas

Gallstone ileus