[A retroperitoneal abscess after endoscopic sphincterotomy: a severe and infrequent complication].


We report the case of a 55-year-old female patient, previously cholecystectomized, who was admitted to the Hospital because of recurrent biliary abdominal pain, cholestasis and common bile duct enlargement by ultrasonography. 48 hours after an endoscopic sphincterotomy the patient developed abdominal pain and fever. CT scan demonstrated air and an infected… (More)