pneumoperitonitis

pneumoperitonitis

 [noo″mo-per″ĭ-to-ni´tis]
peritonitis with accumulation of air or gas in the peritoneal cavity.

pneu·mo·per·i·to·ni·tis

(nū'mō-per'i-tō-nī'tis),
Inflammation of the peritoneum with an accumulation of gas in the peritoneal cavity.
[G. pneuma, air, + peritonitis]

pneu·mo·per·i·to·ni·tis

(nū'mō-per'i-tŏ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of the peritoneum with an accumulation of gas in the peritoneal cavity.
[G. pneuma, air, + peritonitis]
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A review article by Ikeuchi and Itoi involving 38 studies reported that the most common complication of EUS-CDS procedures was peritonitis, and other complications included pneumoperitonitis, bleeding, bile leakage, perforation, abdominal pain, biloma, cholangitis, pancreatitis, hemobilia, and stent misplacement.
An abdominal radiograph revealed massive pneumoperitonitis. Laparotomy showed multiple lesions and intestinal perforation at the ascending and first part of the transverse colon, with a large amount of purulent fluid in the peritoneal cavity.