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An unusual presentation of colon perforation following percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
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PMID:  25485017     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Colon perforation is a rare but serious complication of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), meriting particular attention to its signs and symptoms for prompt diagnosis and treatment. We report an unusual presentation of colon perforation following tubeless PCNL, characterized by sore throat, pneumomediastinum, and neck and shoulder crepitus. In addition to the details of this case, we review the current literature on bowel injury during PCNL and its management.
Authors:
Barbara Chubak; Joshua M Stern
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1911-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Urol Assoc J     Publication Date:  2014 11 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101312644     Medline TA:  Can Urol Assoc J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  E862-E866     Citation Subset:  -    
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