Case report: acute pancreatitis caused by postcholecystectomic hemobilia

Alis H., Bozkurt M. A., Oner O. Z., Dolay K., Turhan A. N., Ucar A., ...More

BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.10, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-230x-10-75
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: Hemobilia is a rare cause of upper GI bleeding and the reasons for the majority of the cases are iatrogenic. It is also one of the rarest vascular complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy but acute pancreatitis due to postcholecystectomic hemobilia as a late complication of cholecystectomy is not yet described.