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Tuberculous pancreatitis complicated by ruptured splenic artery pseudoaneurysm.
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PMID:  24761532     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tuberculosis involving the pancreas is rare. We report a patient with pancreatic tuberculosis complicated by haemorrhage from a splenic artery pseudoaneurysm. As far as we are aware, the development of a splenic artery pseudoaneurysm in association with a large caseating mass of tuberculous pancreatic lymph nodes has not been reported previously. We review the literature and discuss the varied presentations of tuberculosis involving the pancreas or the pancreatic bed and its draining lymph nodes.
Authors:
M Irfan; F Thiavalappil; J Nagaraj; T H Brown; D Roberts; L McKnight; N K Harrison
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio Monaldi per le malattie del torace / Fondazione clinica del lavoro, IRCCS [and] Istituto di clinica tisiologica e malattie apparato respiratorio, Università di Napoli, Secondo ateneo     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1122-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Monaldi Arch Chest Dis     Publication Date:    2013 Sep-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-04-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9307314     Medline TA:  Monaldi Arch Chest Dis     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  134-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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