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Diagnosis of pancreatic duct-portal vein fistula; a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  24967026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudocysts containing activated enzymes are a common complication of pancreatitis. Pseudocysts can rupture into adjacent structures including the peritoneal cavity, adjacent organs, and rarely vascular structures. While arterial pseudoaneurysms and venous thrombosis or occlusion are well known complications of acute and chronic pancreatitis, only 17 cases of pancreas-portal venous fistula have been encountered in review of the literature. A patient with chronic pancreatitis presented with a history of weight loss, fatigue and was found to have a pancreatic duct-portal vein fistula. The patient was treated surgically with good outcome.
Authors:
Anthony Brown; Eric Malden; Marcelo Kugelmas; Eric Kortz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-03-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of radiology case reports     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1943-0922     ISO Abbreviation:  J Radiol Case Rep     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
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Created Date:  2014-06-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101494925     Medline TA:  J Radiol Case Rep     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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