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Laparoscopic operations are generally safe procedures. Complications of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) insufflation are rare but can be life threatening. That's why it is very important for whoever handling this type of patients to be familiar with those complications and consequences. We are presenting a 61 year old woman who underwent laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernia. Surgery was uneventful; patient discharged home next day. Eight days later patient presented with generalized subcutaneousdoi:10.18203/2349-2902.isj20162771 fatcat:4664fly2jvbghm4bbb4uemhvly