Title

Left Shoulder Pain After Routine Colonoscopy: An Unusual Presentation of Splenic Laceration

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-21-2020

Description

Splenic injury is an uncommon complication following a colonoscopy procedure. Splenic laceration typically presents with post-procedural abdominal pain. We present a case of non-specific shoulder pain, following an uneventful routine colonoscopy and highlight the importance of maintaining a high degree of clinical suspicion for the general gastroenterologist.

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