A case of obstructive jaundice without biliary stones in a low resource
We present a case of obstructive jaundice without biliary stones. This
was due to a sclerotrophic gallbladder causing compression (Mirizzi’s
syndrome) or adhesions to the extrahepatic biliary tree, pain and
recurrent cholecystitis. The jaundice resolved following
cholecystectomy. Mirizzi’s syndrome should be suspected in a patient
with cholecystitis and obstructive jaundice after a thorough clinical assessment have excluded the usual causes of these symptoms.