Pancreatic pseudocyst - A rare complication of polyarteritis nodosa

A. K. Ghosh, V. Sakhuja, N. Malik, P. Kathuria, K. S. Chugh

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Abstract

An 18-year-old male who developed a pancreatic pseudocyst during the active phase of polyarteritis nodosa is described. Cytotoxic therapy with cyclophosphamide and prednisolone was unable to control the manifestation of this disease, and he required percutaneous drainage of the pseudocyst. The drainage resulted in complete resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1347-1350
Number of pages4
JournalDigestive diseases and sciences
Volume38
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 1993

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Keywords

  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • pseudopancreatic cyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Gastroenterology

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Ghosh, A. K., Sakhuja, V., Malik, N., Kathuria, P., & Chugh, K. S. (1993). Pancreatic pseudocyst - A rare complication of polyarteritis nodosa. Digestive diseases and sciences, 38(7), 1347-1350. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01296089