Medline ® Abstract for Reference 111
of 'Rare complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)'
Splenic injury and abscess complicating endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
Furman G, Morgenstern L
Surg Endosc. 1993;7(4):343.
A subcapsular hematoma of the spleen was incurred during ERCP and papillotomy. This was complicated by development of a splenic abscess, which was treated by percutaneous drainage.
Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90048.