Corpus ID: 24847559

Pancreatic phlegmon. Clinical features and course.

@article{Sostre1985PancreaticPC,
  title={Pancreatic phlegmon. Clinical features and course.},
  author={C. Sostre and J. G. Flournoy and J. Bova and H. Goldstein and S. Schenker},
  journal={Digestive diseases and sciences},
  year={1985},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={
          918-27
        }
}
The clinical course of 19 patients with pancreatic phlegmon, as diagnosed by computed tomography (CT) and clinical criteria, was assessed retrospectively and compared to that of eight patients with pancreatic abscess diagnosed either at surgery or with percutaneous aspiration. Controls consisted of 55 patients with uncomplicated acute pancreatitis without CT scans and 11 patients with acute pancreatitis in whom CT scans were negative or only consistent with acute pancreatitis (no phlegmon). The… Expand
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