Massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding from a pancreatic pseudocyst rupture: a case report

@inproceedings{Donatini2009MassiveUG,
  title={Massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding from a pancreatic pseudocyst rupture: a case report},
  author={G Donatini and Pietro Iacconi and Carmine De Bartolomeis and Chiara Iacconi and Claudio Caldarelli and Davide Caramella and Massimo Chiarugi and Paolo Miccoli},
  booktitle={Cases journal},
  year={2009}
}
INTRODUCTION Bleeding from pancreatic pseudocyst's rupture into adjacent organs is a rare, but potentially fatal, complication of chronic pancreatitis requiring quick management. Timing of the rupture is unpredictable; early diagnosis and correct management is essential in preventing the bleeding. CASE PRESENTATION We describe the case of a 53 years old male patient successfully treated with emergency surgery for massive hematemesis due to a rupture of a bleeding pseudocyst into the stomach… CONTINUE READING