Gastric pneumatosis: sign of biliary stent-related perforation.


Gastric pneumatosis developed 4 months after a Carey-Coons biliary endoprosthesis was placed in an 85-year-old woman with pancreatic carcinoma. Radiographs revealed a change in the position of the stent. This combination of findings suggested that more than simple stent migration had occurred. At endoscopy, duodenal perforation was confirmed and the stent… (More)


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