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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 193-195

Duodenal perforation secondary to migrated biliary stent: A rare and serious complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography


1 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Ronak Endo-laparoscopy and General Surgical Hospital, Patan, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Vivan Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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DOI: 10.4103/jde.JDE_83_17

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Although migration of biliary stents is not uncommon, stent-induced perforation of the intestinal wall is a rare and serious complication. We report a case of duodenal perforation secondary to migrated biliary stent kept for obstructive jaundice for common bile duct stone in a 64-year-old male. Intestinal perforation secondary to migrated stent should be considered in patients reported with abdominal pain and sepsis after an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with biliary stent placement.


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