Pneumoscrotum following endoscopic sphincterotomy


Perforation is an infrequent complication of endoscopic sphincterotomy. We report here a man who developed a pneumoscrotum following a retroperitoneal perforation of the duodenum after endoscopic sphincterotomy. The mechanism of this unusual complication is discussed.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00316800

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@article{Klimach1990PneumoscrotumFE, title={Pneumoscrotum following endoscopic sphincterotomy}, author={O. E. Klimach and David J Defriend and David N Foster}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy}, year={1990}, volume={4}, pages={230-231} }