Monday, November 9, 2015

Post-Op Complications


A 72 year old man with obesity and COPD use on chronic steroids undergoes an open laparotomy, colon resection, and end-ileostomy for colon cancer. A year later, he develops a mild abdominal discomfort. CT is shown above.

Challenge: What do you see above?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...

Post-Op Complications

Parastomal hernia is the most frequent complication with creation of a colostomy or ileostomy.

Source: UpToDate.