stump blowout

Leakage of a blind end—‘stump’—of a duodenum partially resected for an ulcer
Complications of stump blowout Peritonitis, hepatic bed abscess, pancreatitis, external fistulas with electrolyte derangement
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stump blowout

Surgery Leakage of a blind end–'stump' of a duodenum partially resected for an ulcer; the leak may be due to technical error or suture line failure, especially in a previously scarred or edematous duodenum; complications of leakage include peritonitis, hepatic bed abscess, pancreatitis, external fistula formation with electrolyte derangement
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