A Rare Complication of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreotography; Bilateral Pneumothorax


VALIYEV E., KANKOÇ A., Turk M. S., Ozkan D., SAYAN M., ÇELİK A.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.33, no.1, pp.75-77, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2022.17
  • Journal Name: GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-77
  • Keywords: Bilateral Pneumothorax, ERCP, duodenum perforation, CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY, MANAGEMENT
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is widely used in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatobiliary diseases. The most serious complication that develops post ERCP is perforation of gastrointestinal tract and it can be mortal. ERCP-related pneumothorax is a rare complication requiring urgent intervention. We present a case of 50-year-old female patient who developed bilateral pneumothorax after ERCP.