Splenic Trauma during Colonoscopy: The Role of Intra-Abdominal Adhesions

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Chime, Chukwunonso; Ishak, Charbel; Kumar, Kishore; Kella, Venkata; Chilimuri, Sridhar;
  • Publisher: Hindawi
  • Journal: Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine,volume 2,018 (issn: 2090-6528, eissn: 2090-6536)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2018/4879413, pmc: PMC5976928
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | RC799-869 | Case Report | Article Subject

Splenic rupture following colonoscopy is rare, first reported in 1974, with incidence of 1–21/100,000. It is critical to anticipate splenic trauma during colonoscopy as one of the causes of abdominal pain after colonoscopy especially when located in the left upper quadr... View more
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