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Hemosuccus Pancreaticus in a Child - A Case Report
Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences
Pleural effusions in acute pancreatitis are usually small, occasionally bloody, characterized by high amylase, protein levels.1 Majority of pleural effusions secondary to pancreatitis are left-sided (68 %) or bilateral (22 %) and only 10 % are right sided. Hemosuccus pancreaticus (HP) is caused by rupture of aneurysm of a peripancreatic vessel into pancreatic duct or pancreatic pseudocyst in the context of pancreatitis. HP is the least frequent cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (1 /doi:10.14260/jemds/2022/57 fatcat:7cqv6vb5brca5dfk5esqbdtoje