Subphrenic abscess resulting in resection of the lower basal segment of the right lung: A severe complication following laparoscopic appendectomy


Bilsel Y., Oncel D. , Dilege S., Guloglu R.

JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES-PART A, cilt.15, ss.63-65, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1089/lap.2005.15.63
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES-PART A
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.63-65

Özet

We report the case of an 18-year-old boy who developed an intrathoracic abscess with rupture of the diaphragm following a laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) for a perforated appendicitis. LA is an established procedure in the treatment of appendicitis. It is a safe and efficacious technique, but several complications can occur with this procedure, and surgeons should be aware of the potential dangers. Herein, we present a previously unreported thoracic complication following an LA.