We present the case of a young female with symptoms of biliary colic and a biochemical profile consistent with biliary obstruction. Imaging was suspicious for Mirizzi’s syndrome. Intraoperatively, the patient was found to have a complete intrahepatic gallbladder causing common hepatic duct compression with final pathology confirming acute cholecystitis. We review the embryological development of the gallbladder as well as clinical presentation of Mirizzi’s syndrome. Special consideration for clinical workup and surgical management is discussed.
- biliary intervention
- pancreas and biliary tract
- gastrointestinal surgery
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Contributors VF wrote the manuscript. GL, DB and GS reviewed the manuscript. GL provided the images. GS edited the manuscript and is the article guarantor. All authors approved the final version of this manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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