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Bowel Perforation Secondary to Migration of a Biliary Stent

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A biliary stent is placed to decompress biliary obstruction and to allow the flow of bile into the duodenum. If the stent becomes displaced it may pass harmlessly, or else it may cause a bowel perforation.

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