Migrated biliary stent causing perforation of sigmoid colon and pelvic abscess.

@article{Mady2015MigratedBS,
  title={Migrated biliary stent causing perforation of sigmoid colon and pelvic abscess.},
  author={Raafat Fadly Mady and Osamah Saad Niaz and Mohamed Moustafa Assal},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015}
}
Endoscopically placed biliary stents are a well-established procedure for the treatment of benign and malignant causes of obstructive jaundice. A plastic stent is usually inserted in patients with obstructive jaundice due to pancreatic cancer as a short-term procedure. Stent migration has been reported as a complication, although in most cases the stent will pass through or remain in the bowel lumen for a period of time. In rare cases, the stent may cause sigmoid perforation and pelvic abscess… CONTINUE READING
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