Postoperative subcutaneous emphysema following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A rare complication
General Surgery (East Africa)
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a common urological procedure performed for complicated upper urinary tract stones. The advantages of PCNL include lower morbidity and mortality rates and quicker recovery compared to traditional open surgery. A number of complications have been reported which can be life threatening. Here we present a case of 71 years old lady, who developed subcutaneous emphysema following PCNL.
International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Soomro, H. U., Mawalla, I., Adamjee, S., Kassam, N., & Ali, A. (2021). Postoperative subcutaneous emphysema following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A rare complication. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 106310.
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