Duodeno-pleural fistula: a rare complication of peptic ulcer perforation
AbstractDuodenopleural fistula is a very uncommon complication of peptic ulcer perforation and usually follows empyema after a subdiaphragmatic abscess rupture. We present a rare case of duodenopleural fistula following subdiaphragmatic abscess, which resulted in thoracic empyema after gastric perforation.
Keywords: duodenopleural fistula, peptic ulcer perforation, subdiaphragmatic abscess
Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Vol. 9(1) 2006: 84-86