Pancreaticopleural fistulas of different origin: Report of two cases and a review of literature


BACKGROUND Pancreaticopleural fistula (PPF), a form of internal pancreatic fistula, is a rare complication of acute or chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic trauma. CASE REPORT We report two cases of PPF resulting in formation of pleural pancreatic pseudocysts. A 35-year-old male alcoholic patient with a history of recurrent episodes of acute pancreatitis… (More)


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