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Massive lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage caused by pseudocyst of the pancreas ruptured into the colon. Report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1733688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report two cases of massive lower gastrointestinal (LGI) bleeding occurring in young adult men, as the first manifestation of pseudocyst of the pancreas. Despite the rarity of such a complication, pancreatic pseudocyst should be kept in mind as a possible source of massive LGI bleeding requiring immediate surgical treatment.
J C Santos; O Feres; J J Rocha; M M Aracava
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-04     Completed Date:  1992-03-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  75-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Digestive Endoscopy Section, School of Medicine, Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Colon / pathology
Constriction, Pathologic / etiology
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*
Pancreatic Pseudocyst / complications*
Rupture, Spontaneous
Splenic Artery / injuries

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