Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2009 / Article

Brief Communication | Open Access

Volume 23 |Article ID 597208 | 3 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2009/597208

Pancreatic Pseudocyst with Fistula to the Common Bile Duct Resolved by Combined Biliary and Pancreatic Stenting – A Case Report and Literature Review

Received26 Jan 2009
Accepted30 Jan 2009

Abstract

Pancreatic pseudocysts develop in 10% to 20% of patients with chronic pancreatitis, and can cause a variety of complications such as infection, bleeding or development of fistulae. However, fistulous communication with the common bile duct is very rare. The present report describes an unusual case of a patient with a large, symptomatic pancreatic pseudocyst with a fistula to the common bile duct that was treated successfully by combined biliary and pancreatic stenting.

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