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Volume 5 (2005), Pages 496-499
Case Study

Jejunal Perforation During Percutaneous Nephrolithotrypsy

Department of Urology at Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Received 27 March 2005; Revised 14 June 2005; Accepted 17 June 2005

Copyright © 2005 M. Al-Assiri et al.


Colonic and duodenal perforations, albeit rare, are known complications of PCNL; however, to our knowledge, jejunal perforation has never been reported. We report a case of an 83-year-old man, underwent left PCNL for a 2cm stone in the renal pelvis, confirmed to have a jejunal perforation. He was successfully managed conservatively. His diagnostic work up and management will be discussed.