Endoscopic drainage of traumatic pancreatic pseudocyst.

  title={Endoscopic drainage of traumatic pancreatic pseudocyst.},
  author={I C Funnell and Philippus P C Bornman and Jake E. J. Krige and Stephen J. Beningfield and John Terblanche},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={81 6},
Pancreatic pseudocyst following trauma is usually caused by a major duct injury and may present late. The outcome of endoscopic treatment in five patients with post-traumatic pseudocyst is described. Diagnosis was made from 3 weeks to 1 year after injury by ultrasonography and computed tomography. A distinct bulge was visible in the stomach or duodenum using endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography, and a cyst enterostomy was established with a knife or standard papillotome. Successful… CONTINUE READING
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