hemosuccus pancreaticus

(redirected from Wirsungorrhagia)

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.
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Wirsungorrhagia complicating chronic pancreatitis associated with a neuroendocrine tumour of the pancrease.
6) Unusual complications have been described secondary to left gastric pseudoaneurysms, including hemosuccus pancreaticus (hemoductal pancreatitis) and wirsungorrhagia (direct pseudoaneurysm rupture into the duct of Wirsung).