A case of a subhepatic inflammatory mass that developed 2 months following laparoscopic cholecystectomy is presented. All cultures and biopsy specimens were negative. The presence of infection may not be necessary for significant sequelae of stone spillage and loss to occur. Efforts to avoid stone and bile spillage are imperative.
(Arch Surg. 1994;129:882-883)
Van Brunt PH, Lanzafame RJ. Subhepatic Inflammatory Mass After Laparoscopic CholecystectomyA Delayed Complication of Spilled Gallstones. Arch Surg. 1994;129(8):882-883. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1994.01420320108021