Massive intraperitoneal arterial haemorrhage secondary to 'uncomplicated' acute pancreatitis

G. M. Lawrie, G. C. Morris, M. E. DeBakey

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Abstract

Haemorrhage is well recognised as a serious complication of acute pancreatitis. However, its occurrence has not been reported previously in the absence of another major complication such as necrotising pancreatitis, pancreatic pseudocyst or abscess formation. A case is reported in which exsanguinating haemorrhage occurred 12 days after the onset of acute pancreatitis, when the acute pancreatitis had almost resolved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-103
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Volume28
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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