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Pancreatocolonic fistula due to severe acute pancreatitis: imaging findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11374629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Colonic involvement is an uncommon but potentially lethal complication of severe acute pancreatitis. The spectrum of colonic complications includes localized ileus with "pseudo-obstruction", obstruction, necrosis, hemorrhage, fistula, and ischemic colitis. We report on a patient who developed pancreatocolonic fistulization in the course of protracted severe acute pancreatitis. Emphasis is made on the computed tomographic and water soluble contrast enema findings.
A I De Backer; K J Mortelé; W Vaneerdeweg; P R Ros
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JBR-BTR : organe de la Société royale belge de radiologie (SRBR) = orgaan van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Radiologie (KBVR)     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0302-7430     ISO Abbreviation:  JBR-BTR     Publication Date:  2001 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-25     Completed Date:  2001-06-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888280     Medline TA:  JBR-BTR     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Algemeen Centrumziekenhuis Antwerpen, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use*
Contrast Media*
Intestinal Fistula / etiology*,  radiography*
Nausea / etiology
Pain / etiology
Pancreatic Fistula / etiology*,  radiography*
Pancreatitis / complications*,  diagnosis,  metabolism
Severity of Illness Index
Time Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Vomiting / etiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate

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