Pneumoretroperitoneum and Pneumomediastinum Revealing a Left Colon Perforation.


Left colon perforation usually occurs in complicated diverticulitis or cancer. The most frequent signs are intraperitoneal abscess or peritonitis. In cases of retroperitoneal colonic perforation, diagnosis may be difficult. A 59-year-old woman presented with left thigh pain and with abdominal discomfort associated with mild dyspnea. Computed tomography scan… (More)
DOI: 10.9738/INTSURG-D-14-00201.1