Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2006  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84--86

Duodeno-pleural fistula : a rare complication of peptic ulcer perforation


PE Nwose, AM Nwofor, UC Ogbuokiri 
 Department of Surgery, Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital, Nnewi

Correspondence Address:
P E Nwose
Department of Surgery, Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital, Nnewi

Duodenopleural fistula is a very uncommon complication of peptic ulcer perforation and usually follows empyema after a subdiaphragmatic abscess rupture. We present a rare case of duodenopleural fistula following subdiaphragmatic abscess, which resulted in thoracic empyema after gastric perforation.


How to cite this article:
Nwose P E, Nwofor A M, Ogbuokiri U C. Duodeno-pleural fistula : a rare complication of peptic ulcer perforation.Niger J Clin Pract 2006;9:84-86


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Nwose P E, Nwofor A M, Ogbuokiri U C. Duodeno-pleural fistula : a rare complication of peptic ulcer perforation. Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Oct 26 ];9:84-86
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