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Synonyms for perforation

an opening, especially in a solid structure

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

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a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place

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a hole made in something

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the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)

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Diagnosis and treatment of gallbladder perforation.
Can acute cholecystitis with gallbladder perforation be detected preoperatively by computed tomography in ED?
Gallbladder perforation is one of the most severe and life-threatening complications of acute cholecystitis.
l) CT scan can detect the intraperitoneal free fluid, pericholecystic free fluid, abscess, thickening of the wall in the gallbladder, and the defect on the wall which are highly suggestive of gallbladder perforation.
Complications of this condition include gangrenous cholecystitis, gallbladder perforation, cholecysto-enteric fistula, gallstone ileus (3) and, very rarely, cystic artery pseudoaneurysms (CAP), which can be associated with intra-abdominal and gastrointestinal haemorrhage (4).