Hemosuccus pancreaticus. An unusual cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

R. P. Clay, M. B. Farnell, J. R. Lancaster, L. H. Weiland, C. J. Gostout

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Abstract

Two cases of hemosuccus pancreaticus as the source of upper gastrointestinal bleeding of unknown cause are presented. The literature on this rare cause of gastrointestinal blood loss is reviewed. Also, the influences of time-course and clinical appearance on the diagnosis of this problem are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-79
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Surgery
Volume202
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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Clay, R. P., Farnell, M. B., Lancaster, J. R., Weiland, L. H., & Gostout, C. J. (1985). Hemosuccus pancreaticus. An unusual cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Annals of Surgery, 202(1), 75-79.