Idiopathic biliary perforation in a 10-year-old boy

  title={Idiopathic biliary perforation in a 10-year-old boy},
  author={Erica C Makin and Mark Davenport},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
A 10-year-old boy of African origin with AIDS and Stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma presented with a short history of abdominal distension and bile ascites shown to be due to a perforation of his common bile duct. This was treated initially by laparotomy, external peritoneal drainage and endoscopic biliary stenting although without success. He then underwent a… CONTINUE READING