Gallbladder perforation with biliary peritonitis treated laparoscopically: a case report


  • Jeevan Kankaria Department of General Surgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Utkarsh Garg SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India



Gallbladder, Cholecystitis, Perforation, Peritonitis, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Gallbladder perforation (GBP) is a rare yet life-threatening complication associated with acute cholecystitis. This report details a case of GBP accompanied by biliary peritonitis in a 73-year-old male, successfully managed through laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Our case emphasises the critical role of early employment of advanced imaging modalities, such as CT scans, and prompt surgical intervention in these situations to pre-empt potential complications.


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