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Pneumoperitoneum with subcutaneous emphysema after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

Iscan Y, Karip B, Ozcabi Y, Ağca B, Alahdab Y, Memisoglu K - Case Rep Surg (2014)

Bottom Line: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is a safe way for enteral nutrition in selected patients.Generally, complications of this procedure are very rare but due to patients general health condition, delayed diagnosis and treatment of complications can be life threatening.In this study, we present a PEG-related massive pneumoperitoneum and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with neuro-Behçet.

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Affiliation: General Surgery, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, İçerenköy, 34752 İstanbul, Turkey.

ABSTRACT
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is a safe way for enteral nutrition in selected patients. Generally, complications of this procedure are very rare but due to patients general health condition, delayed diagnosis and treatment of complications can be life threatening. In this study, we present a PEG-related massive pneumoperitoneum and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with neuro-Behçet.

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Abdominal X ray with contrast given from the PEG catheter. There was no intra-abdominal leakage.
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fig2: Abdominal X ray with contrast given from the PEG catheter. There was no intra-abdominal leakage.

Mentions: After pulling up the PEG-tube and fixing the gastric wall to the abdominal wall, we checked the tube's position by a plain abdominal graph with contrast given through PEG catheter and there was no extra luminal contrast leakage (Figure 2).


Pneumoperitoneum with subcutaneous emphysema after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

Iscan Y, Karip B, Ozcabi Y, Ağca B, Alahdab Y, Memisoglu K - Case Rep Surg (2014)

Abdominal X ray with contrast given from the PEG catheter. There was no intra-abdominal leakage.
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fig2: Abdominal X ray with contrast given from the PEG catheter. There was no intra-abdominal leakage.
Mentions: After pulling up the PEG-tube and fixing the gastric wall to the abdominal wall, we checked the tube's position by a plain abdominal graph with contrast given through PEG catheter and there was no extra luminal contrast leakage (Figure 2).

Bottom Line: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is a safe way for enteral nutrition in selected patients.Generally, complications of this procedure are very rare but due to patients general health condition, delayed diagnosis and treatment of complications can be life threatening.In this study, we present a PEG-related massive pneumoperitoneum and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with neuro-Behçet.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: General Surgery, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, İçerenköy, 34752 İstanbul, Turkey.

ABSTRACT
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is a safe way for enteral nutrition in selected patients. Generally, complications of this procedure are very rare but due to patients general health condition, delayed diagnosis and treatment of complications can be life threatening. In this study, we present a PEG-related massive pneumoperitoneum and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with neuro-Behçet.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus