A Rare Case of Pancreatitis with Pancreatic Ascitis &Pancreatic Pleural Effusion

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P.C. Sandhya
M. Heshish Reddy
Saketh Ramineni
Sarath Bhaskar


Background: Pancreatic ascites is an uncommon condition characterised by a large accumulation of pancreatic fluid in the peritoneal cavity. The most prevalent cause is chronic alcoholic pancreatitis 1. Ascites is a typical symptom of alcoholic liver disease, and it is mainly caused by portal hypertension. The other causes include ductal lithiasis 2, ampullary stenosis, cystic duplications of biliopancreatic channels, biliary pancreatitis 5, and pancreatic trauma.

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P.C. Sandhya, M. Heshish Reddy, V.Padma, Saketh Ramineni, & Sarath Bhaskar. (2023). A Rare Case of Pancreatitis with Pancreatic Ascitis &Pancreatic Pleural Effusion. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 779–783. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/419


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