Hemosuccus pancreaticus due to a tumor hemorrhage treated with a self-expandable metallic stent in a patient with unresectable pancreatic carcinoma.

A 79-year-old man was referred to our hospital with severe nemia. Laboratory data showed a hemoglobin level of 6.9 mg/dL. pper GI endoscopy showed hemorrhage from the papilla of Vater Fig. 1A). Computed tomography (CT) revealed a solid tumor in the ancreatic head, dilatation of the main pancreatic duct, liver metasasis and ascites (Fig. 1B). The celiac… (More)