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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 53-55

Dysphagia relieved by endoscopic transpapillary pancreatic duct stent placement!


1 Department of Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Botany, DAV College, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Surinder Singh Rana
Department of Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jde.JDE_58_17

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Pancreatic fluid collections are usually peripancreatic in location but can be found at various atypical locations such as the mediastinum. Mediastinal pseudocysts are very rare and are very unusual cause of dysphagia. Here, we report a rare case of mediastinal pseudocyst occuring because of pancreatic duct disruption due to chronic pancreatitis and presenting as dysphagia and successfully treated with endoscopic transpapillary stent placement.


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