CASE REPORT

Balkan Med J 2017; 4: 36-37
Received Date: 22.08.2016
Accepted Date: 14.10.2016
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İzmir Tepecik Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Çocuk Acil Kliniği, İzmir, Türkiye

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İzmir Tepecik Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Çocuk Gastroenteroloji Kliniği, İzmir, Türkiye

Cholelithiasis Developing after Rapid Weight Loss in an Adolescent

Gallbladder and bile duct stones are rarely diagnosed conditions during childhood. However, the number of diagnosed patients has begun to increase due to widespread use of ultrasound in recent years. Hemolytic disease, inflammatory bowel disease, parasites, parenteral nutrition, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, metabolic diseases, chronic liver disease, rapid weight loss, and drug use may lead to cholelithiasis. In this paper, we present a 16-year-old girl who had lost weight due to improper diet and was admitted to the pediatric emergency room with the complaints of vomiting and abdominal pain, and then, was diagnosed with cholestasis and cholelithiasis.

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