Chronic Pancreatitis Presenting as Recurrent Pleural Effusion

Kumar, S and Diwan, SK and Dekate, M (2013) Chronic Pancreatitis Presenting as Recurrent Pleural Effusion. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Chronic Pancreatitis presenting as recurrent pleural effusion is an uncommon and often unrecognized clinical syndrome. The effusion frequently occurs without clinical evidence of pancreatitis, but occasionally it may be associated with calcification and pseudocyst of the pancreas. They usually presents as an exudative effusion of unknown cause and characterized by very high levels of amylase in the pleural fluid. In this report, a case of massive pancreatic pleural effusions are presented which was recurrent initially right sided and few month later left side.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Hemorrhagic pleural effusion; Pancreatitis; Recurrent.
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:9170
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:25 Feb 2014 12:42
Last Modified:25 Feb 2014 12:42

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