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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015, Article ID 480605, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/480605
Case Report

Hemorrhagic Pseudocyst of Pancreas Treated with Coil Embolization of Gastroduodenal Artery: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India

Received 6 October 2015; Revised 5 November 2015; Accepted 8 November 2015

Academic Editor: Akihiro Cho

Copyright © 2015 Sudhir Kumar Jain et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Hemorrhage into pseudocyst of pancreas can rarely present as life threatening massive UGI bleeding. We present a case of 21-year-old male, admitted to our department, who was a known case of posttraumatic acute pancreatitis and who developed massive upper GI bleeding. CT angiography of abdomen showed aneurysm of gastroduodenal artery. Patient was successfully treated with coil embolization of gastroduodenal artery.