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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 126-128
Case report: Stercoral sigmoid colonic perforation with fecal peritonitis


Department of Radiology, Teleradiology Solutions, 12B, Shri Ram Road, Civil Lines, New Delhi-110052, India

Correspondence Address:
Monika Sharma
BA-48b, Phase-1, Ashok Vihar, New Delhi - 110 052
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.63051

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Chronic constipation can lead to fecal impaction. It can also rarely lead to catastrophic complications like perforation, colonic obstruction, and fecal peritonitis. We report a rare case of stercoral sigmoid colonic perforation with fecal peritonitis and pneumoperitoneum, which was diagnosed on preoperative CT scan.


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