Gastric perforation by endoscopic metallic stent for malignant outlet obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Gastric outlet obstruction due to pyloric adenocarcinoma, symptomatically treated by metallic stenting. Now vomiting and epigastric pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Persistent gastric outlet obstruction despite stenting with a markedly distended, food-filled stomach lumen. Free gas and fluid in the peritoneal cavity especially adjacent to the proximal end of the stent

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Case information

rID: 21045
Published: 1st Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded