This patient has a history of
cholecystectomy 14 years ago, no torminal
complaints thereafter. The patient had
been admitted for cholestatic symptoms.
12 crystal- like cholesterol stones 10 to
15 mm in diameter were extracted from
Cholesterol stones originate in most
cases from the gall bladder, a formation
in the bile duct after cholecystectomy
is rarely observed.
The stone´s size is about. 6mm.
picture also shows a cholesterol
stone, this time in a roand configuration.
Thus it probably originates from the gall
bladder. After a colic attack 4 such stones
are extracted from the common bile duct.