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Case Report: Stercoral sigmoid colonic perforation with fecal peritonitis

Monika Sharma, Anjali Agrawal

Chronic constipation can lead to fecal impaction. It can also rarely lead to catastrophic complications like perforation, colonic obstruction, and fecal peritonitis. We report a rare case of stercoral sigmoid colonic perforation with fecal peritonitis and pneumoperitoneum, which was diagnosed on preoperative CT scan.

Sharma M, Agrawal A. Case report: Stercoral sigmoid colonic perforation with fecal peritonitis. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2010;20:126-8

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