Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 13, Number 4, April 2022, pages 178-182

Pneumoperitoneum Post Esophageal Stent Insertion Managed With Paracentesis


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Computed tomography of chest with oral and intravenous contrast in soft tissue window (a: coronal view; b: axial view) showing a subcarinal soft tissue mass (arrow) at the left lung hilum with obstruction of the mid esophagus.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Gastrografin swallow study demonstrating tight stenosis of a 4-cm segment of the mid esophagus (arrow).
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Post-procedure (a) erect chest X-ray and (b) coronal computed tomography of chest and abdomen in left lateral position with intravenous contrast in lung window, showing large pneumoperitoneum (arrow) with organ displacement.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Gastrografin swallow study demonstrating appropriately positioned mid esophageal stent (arrow), normal transit of contrast and no evidence of a leak.