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Pancreatology. 2014 Mar-Apr;14(2):146-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pan.2013.12.002. Epub 2013 Dec 22.

Necrotizing pancreatitis complicated by oesophageal haemorrhage.

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  • 1Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France; Gastroenterology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou APHP, Paris, France; Inserm U989, Paris, France. Electronic address: georgia.malamut@egp.aphp.fr.
  • 2Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France; Digestive Surgery Department, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou APHP, Paris, France.
  • 3Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France; Radiology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou APHP, Paris, France.
  • 4Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France; Gastroenterology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou APHP, Paris, France.
  • 5Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France; Gastroenterology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou APHP, Paris, France; Inserm U989, Paris, France.

Abstract

Bleeding is a rare complication of pancreatic pseudocyst. We describe an exceptional case of necrotizing pseudocyst with mediastinal extension providing cataclysmic oesophageal haemorrhage. The patient was successfully treated by adequate endoscopic, radiological and surgical management.

Copyright © 2013 IAP and EPC. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

KEYWORDS:

Arteriography; Chronic pancreatitis; Embolization; Oesophageal haemorrhage; Pseudocyst

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