Spontaneous common bile duct perforation due to periampullary growth

Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports,2014,3,2,36-37.
Published:July 2014
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Pandiaraja Javabal, Viswanathan Subramanian

Department of General Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Spontaneous common bile duct perforations are an unusual cause of acute abdomen. In spontaneous common bile duct perforation, malignant growth is even rare. It is a rare entity usually reported in infants and children due to congenital anomalies. It is rarely reported in adults. In this case report, a 55‑year‑old male patient who was diagnosed as a duodenal perforation in the pre‑operative period, but the intra‑operative findings was common bile duct perforation due to periampullary growth, is reported.