October 8, 2013
Abnormal Gallbladder Finding in a Septic Patient With Blood Loss
A 58-year-old man with fever, night sweats, elevated white blood cell count, anemia, and elevated troponin levels was admitted to the hospital. A transthoracic echocardiogram showed mitral valve vegetations. Despite 4 days of systemic antibiotics, his leukocytosis and anemia worsened. A CT scan showed air trapped in a gallstone.
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