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Bile peritonitis secondary to projectile trauma from an air gun pellet
  1. Ross Christopher Elliott
  1. Bryanston Veterinary Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ross Christopher Elliott, rosselliott_2{at}hotmail.com

Abstract

A six-year-old rottweiler presented with a non-septic bile peritonitis caused by projectile trauma. An air gun pellet/projectile had penetrated both walls of the gall bladder leading to bile leakage. A cholecystectomy was performed and the patient made a full recovery.

  • Abdominal
  • Companion animals
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Gallbladder
  • Peritonitis

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