Post polypectomy electrocoagulation syndrome (also known as
postpolypectomy syndrome and transmural burn syndrome)
refers to the development of abdominal pain, fever, leukocytosis,
and peritoneal inflammation in the absence of frank perforation
that occurs after polypectomy with electrocoagulation
Recognition of postpolypectomy syndrome is important to avoid
unnecessary exploratory laparotomy since it resolves with
conservative treatment in the majority of patients.
Postpolypectomy syndrome develops when electrical current
applied during polypectomy extends past the mucosa into the
muscularis propria and serosa, resulting in a transmural burn without perforation.
Serosal irritation leads to a localized
inflammatory response that manifests clinically as a localized
So I'm thinking 567.9 (localized peritonitis) description says unspecified peritonitis
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