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J Minim Access Surg. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_240_18. [Epub ahead of print]

Unexplained ascites following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A surgeon's nightmare - A case report and review of literature.

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Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has many known complications which can be ascertained to a particular cause. We report a case of ascites development in a young female immediately after Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, for which a cause cannot be found. On review of medical literature, there are few similar case reports, based on them; it can be ascertained to acute allergic reaction to the material used during the procedure may be the CO2 or the electrocautery.

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Ascites; idiopathic; post-lap chole; unknown cause

PMID:
30618431
DOI:
10.4103/jmas.JMAS_240_18
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