Pancreaticopleural Fistula as a Presentation of a Pancreatic Neoplasm. A Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

  • Ciaran E Redmond Department of Radiology, The National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, St Vincent’s University Hospital. Dublin, Ireland
  • Sinead H McEvoy Department of Radiology, The National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, St Vincent’s University Hospital. Dublin, Ireland
  • Anthony Cullen Department of Surgery, The National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, St Vincent’s University Hospital. Dublin, Ireland
  • Stephen J Skehan Department of Radiology, The National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, St Vincent’s University Hospital. Dublin, Ireland
  • Kevin C Conlon Department of Surgery, The National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, St Vincent’s University Hospital. Dublin, Ireland
Keywords: Fistula, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Pleura

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Image: Dilatation of the main pancreatic duct at coronal CT.

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Dilatation of the main pancreatic duct at coronal CT.
Published
2015-01-31
How to Cite
Redmond, C., McEvoy, S., Cullen, A., Skehan, S., & Conlon, K. (2015). Pancreaticopleural Fistula as a Presentation of a Pancreatic Neoplasm. A Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. JOP. Journal of the Pancreas, 16(1), 95-96. https://doi.org/10.6092/1590-8577/2895