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Pancreatic pseudocystwith stent placement in the background of narcotic use: a case report.

Offord S, Gumustop B, Shepard A - Cases J (2008)

Bottom Line: The patient's pain did not improve with bowel rest and pain control.He was transferred to another institution for endoscopic placement of a transgastric pancreatic stent.The procedure decreased the size the cyst and the patient's pain became more manageable.

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Affiliation: Department of Family Practice, Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA. srofford@aol.com.

ABSTRACT
A 49 year old gentleman presents with recurrent abdominal pain. The patient has a known history of chronic pancreatitis, alcoholism and narcotic addiction. Work-up, including computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen, demonstrated a 5.6 x 5.8 cm fluid collection contiguous with the pancreas. This was not seen on CT 18 months earlier. The patient's pain did not improve with bowel rest and pain control. He was transferred to another institution for endoscopic placement of a transgastric pancreatic stent. The procedure decreased the size the cyst and the patient's pain became more manageable.

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CT of the abdomen of the same patient 18 months earlier. No pancreatic fluid collection is seen.
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Figure 2: CT of the abdomen of the same patient 18 months earlier. No pancreatic fluid collection is seen.

Mentions: A CT of the abdomen 18 months earlier (figure 2) demonstrated no pseudocyst or pancreatic inflammation.


Pancreatic pseudocystwith stent placement in the background of narcotic use: a case report.

Offord S, Gumustop B, Shepard A - Cases J (2008)

CT of the abdomen of the same patient 18 months earlier. No pancreatic fluid collection is seen.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 2: CT of the abdomen of the same patient 18 months earlier. No pancreatic fluid collection is seen.
Mentions: A CT of the abdomen 18 months earlier (figure 2) demonstrated no pseudocyst or pancreatic inflammation.

Bottom Line: The patient's pain did not improve with bowel rest and pain control.He was transferred to another institution for endoscopic placement of a transgastric pancreatic stent.The procedure decreased the size the cyst and the patient's pain became more manageable.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Family Practice, Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA. srofford@aol.com.

ABSTRACT
A 49 year old gentleman presents with recurrent abdominal pain. The patient has a known history of chronic pancreatitis, alcoholism and narcotic addiction. Work-up, including computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen, demonstrated a 5.6 x 5.8 cm fluid collection contiguous with the pancreas. This was not seen on CT 18 months earlier. The patient's pain did not improve with bowel rest and pain control. He was transferred to another institution for endoscopic placement of a transgastric pancreatic stent. The procedure decreased the size the cyst and the patient's pain became more manageable.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus