pancreatic pseudocyst

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pancreatic pseudocyst

GI disease Any of a circumscribed collection of pancreatic secretions surrounded by non-epithelial cell lined fibrous walls of granulation tissue; pseudocysts develop in 10% of Pts with chronic pancreatitis; most are small and resolve spontaneously; others hemorrhage, rupture, become infected Treatment Resection, external or internal drainage


an abnormal dilated space resembling a cyst but not lined with epithelium, e.g. a retroperitoneal accumulation of urine from a leaking ureter.

pancreatic pseudocyst
accumulation of pancreatic secretions and cellular debris may occur with recurring episodes of pancreatitis, most commonly in dogs.
perirenal pseudocyst, perinephritic pseudocyst
see feline perirenal cysts.
salivary pseudocyst
see salivary mucocele.
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Hemosuccus pancreaticus from a pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic artery proper in a patient with a pancreatic pseudocyst.
Pancreatic pseudocyst - portal vein fistula manifests as recidivating oligoarthritis, subcutaneous, bursal and osseal necrosis: a case report and review of literature.
Work up for etiology of pancreatic pseudocyst was done and no specific cause could be ascertained, hence attributed to trauma.
Duct drainage alone is sufficient in the operative management of pancreatic pseudocysts in patients with chronic pancreatitis.
Although rare, vessels need to be followed and examined closely in pancreatitis and especially in pancreatic pseudocysts to make this potentially life-saving diagnosis.
Three truncated forms of serum albumin associated with pancreatic pseudocyst.
The causes of compression include the normal organs or structures (the splenic artery, spleen, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, colon and vertebra), and the extraluminal pathologic lesions (liver cyst, splenomegaly, splenic artery aneurysm, pancreatic pseudocyst, enlarged lymph nodes, and renal cyst).
We present a case of spontaneous decompression of a pancreatic pseudocyst into the stomach following endovascular embolisation in an alcoholic patient.
13) ERCP demonstrates ductal communication with a pancreatic pseudocyst in 50 to 90% of patients.
The largest tumors frequently underwent cystic degeneration, at times mimicking a pancreatic pseudocyst at sonography or CT examination.
By contrast, the detection of an acquired and transitory bisalbuminemia may point to an overdose of antibiotics or the presence of ascites or a pancreatic pseudocyst (2, 3).