Friday, February 1, 2019

Rigler triad

Q; What is Rigler triad?

Answer: Rigler triad is a classic radiological finding in ileus related to gallstones. 

It consists of
  • bowel obstruction,
  • pneumobilia, and 
  • an ectopic gallstone
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Rigler triad in gallstone ileus




Roothans D, Anguille S. Rigler triad in gallstone ileus. CMAJ. 2013;185(14):E690.

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