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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroent Hepatol 2022; 76(6): 504–507. doi: 10.48095/ccgh2022504.

Perforation of colon sigmoideum as a delayed complication of ERCP

Polina Politová1, Ladislav Douda1, Lukáš Štrincl1, Zdena Zádorová2

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Pancreatobiliary stent migration is not a common complication, mostly without serious consequences, but sometimes causing intestinal perforation. The authors describe migration of the DB stent into the sigmoid with subsequent completely asymptomatic perforation of the bowel wall. Due to the patient’s clinical condition and age, the perforation was successfully treated endoscopically.


biliary stent, ERCP, migration, complication, perforation

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