Pancreatic Ascites in Young Patient Successfully Treated with Pancreatic Duct Stenting: Report of A Case

Authors

  • Weerapat Suwanthanma Division of General Surgery, Unit B, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Youwanush Kongdan Division of General Surgery, Unit B, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Veera Suwanreungsri Department of Surgery, Maharat Nakhonratchasima Hospital, Nakhonratchasima, Thailand

Keywords:

Pancreatic ascites, Pancreatic duct stenting, Endoscopic treatment

Abstract

Pancreatic ascites is a rare complication after an attack of pancreatitis. Very few cases of pancreatic ascites occurring in young people have been reported in the literature. The treatment of pancreatic ascites is still controversial, ranging from conservative treatment to endoscopically stenting and even surgery. ERCP is mandatory to identify the site of leakage before considering further treatment. We herein report a case of young patient with pancreatic ascites who was successfully treated by endoscopic pancreatic stenting.

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Published

2007-06-29

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Suwanthanma W, Kongdan Y, Suwanreungsri V. Pancreatic Ascites in Young Patient Successfully Treated with Pancreatic Duct Stenting: Report of A Case. Thai J Surg [Internet]. 2007 Jun. 29 [cited 2022 Sep. 28];28(2):48-50. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiJSurg/article/view/241142

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