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Duodenal necrosis and intramural haematoma complicating acute pancreatitis.

Authors
  • Archer, S
  • Levitt, S
  • Drury, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1991
Volume
61
Issue
7
Pages
542–544
Identifiers
PMID: 1859316
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although segmental bowel necrosis is a recognized complication of pancreatitis, the duodenum is rarely involved. We report a unique case of acute duodenal obstruction characterized by transmural necrosis and intramural duodenal haematoma in a young man with acute alcohol-induced pancreatitis. The patient recovered following pancreaticoduodenectomy.

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