Pneumoscrotum after colonoscopy

Elliot K. Fishman, Stanford M. Goldman

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A case of pneumoscrotum after colonoscopy is reported. The patient recovered uneventfully with careful observation. This complication was the result of perforation of retroperitoneal bowel by the colonoscope. As such, prophylactic antimicrobial therapy may be indicated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-172
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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