Korean J Hepatol > Volume 8(4); 2002 > Article
The Korean Journal of Hepatology 2002;8(4): 486-489.
A Case of Intraluminal Gallbladder Hematoma after Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
Taek Kun Kwon, M.D., Sang Hoon Jeon, M.D., Hae Won Park, M.D., Woo Jin Jung, M.D., Jun Young Hwang, M.D., Kyung Sik Park, M.D., Kwang Bum Cho, M.D., Jae Seok Hwang, M.D., Sung Hoon Ahn, M.D., and Soong Kook Park, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, Keimyung University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
Percutaneous liver biopsy is valued in the diagnosis of diffuse or localized liver disease. Serious complications after ultrasonography-guided liver biopsy are rare. We report a case of a 69-year-old man who underwent a percutaneous liver biopsy for the evaluation of his underlying liver disease with subsequent late complication of intraluminal gallbladder hematoma.(Korean J Hepatol 2002;8:486-489)
KeyWords: Gallbladder hematoma, Liver biopsy, Complication

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