A 74-year-old man who developed a duodenal perforation 4 days after argon beam coagulation of a duodenal adenoma.
The CT scan shows free gas behind the duodenum and in the lesser sac.
The operative view shows the hole in the duodenum. Bile-stained
contents are leaking out. Even gastrointerologists are not immune from
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