Although small bowel is the third most commonly injured organ after thoracic and heart injuries, in cases of blunt abdominal trauma, less than 1% of blunt trauma patients exhibit small bowel injury; only 0.3% of the patients demonstrate small bowel perforation
. The most commonly injured organs in blunt traumas are the jejunum, ileum, and duodenum.
In some rare cases, rectum, colon and small bowel perforation
, and septic complications have been reported in the course of, or after, neoadjuvant radiotherapy.
She said: "It is very likely that the bowel perforation
occurred as a nonintended and very unfortunate result of the hernia operation.
Six cases required surgery for sepsis or potential for imminent bowel perforation
, all of which occurred in 2010-2012.
Type II enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (Type II EATL) is only rarely reported in Asia, especially in Taiwan and is known to be associated with a high bowel perforation
"Without prompt recognition of multiple-magnet ingestion, bowel perforation
, sepsis, and death can result," he said.
Meconium periorchitis (MPO) is an uncommon benign cause of a scrotal mass in the newborn.[sup.1] In utero bowel perforation
can be caused by thickened meconium associated with cystic fibrosis, bowel atresia, volvulus or vascular compromise.
Gallstone ileus and bowel perforation
after endoscopic sphincterotomy.
"Although a bowel perforation
during keyhole surgery can be a known complication, to make not two but three such errors during the same operation raises serious concerns.'' She said the family also feared Brian's operation may have been rushed through.
A preliminary diagnosis of bowel perforation
secondary to diverticular disease was made.
The exact mechanism of bowel perforation
by peritoneal catheter however remains uncertain5-7.
is a life-threatening condition associated with high morbidity and mortality rates.