hemosuccus pancreaticus

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he·mo·suc·cus pan·cre·a·ti·cus

(hē'mō-sŭk'ŭs pan'krē-at'i-kŭs),
Bleeding into the pancreatic duct, usually as a result of trauma, tumor, inflammation, or pseudoaneurysm associated with pseudocyst.

hemosuccus pancreaticus

(hē″mō-sŭk′ŭs pang″krē-at′ĭ-kŭs, pan″)
Bleeding from the pancreatic duct. A rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding most often seen in patients with necrotic pancreatitis, it occurs when the inflamed pancreatic mass erodes into a local artery, such as the splenic artery.