Monday, August 09, 2010


When fishing, you never seem to remember the fish you threw back because they were too small, but you would always remember the "keepers."

Surgeons, too, have keepers, they just don't always show them to you.

But today, courtesy of one of my patients, I got to see some "keeper" gallstones (one of which measures about 2.5 cm in size) that were recently snatched from her belly and are now offered solely for your edification:

Boy, makes your mouth water, doesn't it?



rlbates said...


Blogger said...

Unsightly. I'm glad I'm not a surgeon.