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(2,4) Generally, patients with gastric or duodenal perforation present with acute severe pain due to a rapid chemical peritonitis secondary to spillage of erosive intraluminal contents.
In 19 (6.2%) patients, cyst rupture was detected during surgery, but none of the patients had chemical peritonitis in the post-operative period.
Here, we report a rare case of chemical peritonitis and pleuritis caused by teratoma rupture during ultrasonographically guided transvaginal oocyte retrieval (TVOR).
Gallbladder perforation (GBP) with chemical peritonitis is a rare but life-threatening condition, which usually requires immediate surgical intervention.
(19) Moreover, if perforation occurs, the flow of the saline into the peritoneal cavity does not result in chemical peritonitis, as is seen when perforation occurs with a barium enema, and does not cause tension pneumoperitoneum, as with an air enema.
Abdominal and flankpain maybe attributed to the chemical peritonitis caused by extravasation of urine in the retroperitoneal space [10], as seen with this patient.
As standard practice, intraperitoneal bladder injuries require immediate surgical intervention as they can lead to chemical peritonitis and are less likely to heal with catheter drainage alone.