Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a type Va Mirizzi syndrome patient

Fahad Yasin, Wasim Hayat Khan, Usman Ismat Butt, Muhammad Umar, Roshan Butt, Abid Klasra
2022 JOURNAL OF PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION  
Mirizzi syndrome is a rare syndrome, caused by the compression of gall stones which may result in CBD obstruction or fistula formation. It may sometimes present without any prior symptoms. It has been classified into five types by Csendes. Usually open surgical approach is recommended for the condition, especially for Types III-V. We present the case of a patient who presented with right hypochondrial pain and was intra-operatively discovered to have type Va Mirrizi syndrome and was managed
more » ... essfully laparoscopically. Key words: Mirizzi syndrome, type Va, Laparoscopy.
doi:10.47391/jpma.3775 fatcat:jqxw5hfu6ney7ox5qorv6gxuzi