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Title: Hemorrhagic pleural effusion and mediastinal mass: presenting symptoms in a child with pseudocyst of the pancreas
Authors: Standaert, Ludovic ×
Verstappen, Griet
Malbrain, Hubert
Van Bosstraeten, B
Kerremans, Raymond
Eggermont, Ephrem
Casteels-Van Daele, M #
Issue Date: Sep-1983
Series Title: Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. vol:2 issue:2 pages:329-31
Abstract: A girl was referred to our hospital because of a right-sided recurrent hemorrhagic pleural effusion associated with a mediastinal mass. It was later found that the findings were due to a pancreatic pseudocyst with internal fistulization through a necrotic opening in the left hemi-diaphragm, and with mediastinal and right-sided pleural extension. The object of this report is to remind clinicians that a pleural effusion and a mediastinal mass may be the presentation of a pseudocyst of the pancreas, and to point out the important of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography--even for children.
ISSN: 0277-2116
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine - miscellaneous
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