Pancreatic pseudocyst: a complication of necrotizing vaculitis (polyarteritis nodosa).

@article{Bocanegra1980PancreaticPA,
  title={Pancreatic pseudocyst: a complication of necrotizing vaculitis (polyarteritis nodosa).},
  author={Tomas S Bocanegra and Frank B Vasey and Luis Rolan Espinoza and Bernard F Germain},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1980},
  volume={140 10},
  pages={1359-61}
}
Pancreatic pseudocyst formation leading to fatal outcome was observed during the active phase of polyarteritis nodosa in a 48-year-old patient. Persistent hepatitis B antigenemia and high levels of circulating immune complexes were present during his illness. Prednisone and azathioprine therapy was not able to control the manifestations of the basic… CONTINUE READING