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A case of chronic pancreatitis with pseudoaneurysm rupturing into a pseudocyst.
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PMID:  8460556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 44-year-old man with alcohol-induced chronic pancreatitis was referred to our institute for evaluation of severe anemia. The hemoglobin was 2.6g/dl. The results of upper gastrointestinal and colonic examination were negative. Computed tomography and ultrasound examination revealed a pseudocyst in the head of the pancreas. A pseudoaneurysm of the anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery shown by angiography appeared to have caused gastrointestinal bleeding by rupturing into the pancreatic cyst connected to the main pancreatic duct. A pyrorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed successfully.
H Takeuchi; E Konaga; K Tanemoto; K Gotoh; K Murata; I Murakami
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Okayama     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0386-300X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med. Okayama     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-28     Completed Date:  1993-04-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417611     Medline TA:  Acta Med Okayama     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Iwakuni National Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / complications*
Aneurysm, False / complications*
Chronic Disease
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*
Pancreatic Pseudocyst / complications*
Pancreatitis / complications*
Rupture, Spontaneous / complications

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