Article Text


Death from a sharp stone. A fatal case of haemobilia
  1. N. J. Broderick,
  2. J. S. P. Jones,
  3. M. H. Cullen,
  4. J. Fletcher


    A case of fatal gastrointestinal haemorrhage due to haemobilia as a direct result of cholelithiasis is described. Erosion of a branch of the cystic artery by a stone was shown to be the source of the bleeding at post-mortem. The features of the haemobilia syndrome are discussed.

    Statistics from

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.