Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 4, Number 1, January 2013, pages 49-51

A Potentially Fatal Complication of Biliary Stent Migration


Figure 1.
Figure 1. A plain abdominal film. The red arrows demonstrate Rigler’s sign caused by free air in the peritoneum. The migrated biliary stent is visible in the pelvis.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. An intra-operative photograph showing the resected segment of colon with the stent perforating through the colonic wall.