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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 55-57

EUS guided tissue acquisition from the retroperitoneal mass, reason to caution – Case report and review

1 Department of Gastroenterology, Care Hospitals, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pathology, Institute of Surgical Pathology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Vascular Surgery, Maitreya Hospital, Surat, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Shankar Zanwar
CARE Hospitals, Nagpur, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ghep.ghep_4_22

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We recently encountered an unexpected immediate complication while doing an endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle biopsy in a patient with a retroperitoneal abdominal mass lesion found on cross-sectional imaging. The case is presented and the literature reviewed. The endosonologist should be prepared for eventualities after puncture for retroperitoneal masses.

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