Clin Endosc.  2014 Nov;47(6):579-583. 10.5946/ce.2014.47.6.579.

Acute Pancreatitis Due to a Duodenal Ulcer

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Busan Medical Center, Busan, Korea. asluke@naver.com
  • 2Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Duodenal ulcers and acute pancreatitis are two of the most commonly encountered gastrointestinal diseases among the general population. However, duodenal ulcer-induced pancreatitis is very rarely reported worldwide. This report elaborates on a distinct medical treatment that contributes to partial or complete treatment of acute pancreatitis induced by a duodenal ulcer scar.

Keyword

Duodenum; Ulcer; Scar; Pancreatitis; Stent
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