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Post-Traumatic Pancreatic Pseudocyst: Report of Two Cases with Review of Literature

Sunder Goyal, Sudhir Sachar, Ram Kumar Verma, Snigdha Goyal.

A pseudopancreatic cyst is common after inflammation and is rarely due to trauma. Trauma is the main cause of pseudopancreatic cysts in children and the inflammation in adults. Various treatment modalities are percutaneous drainage, endoscopic drainage and surgical drainage and these are used accordingly. Teamwork between interventional radiologists, endoscopists and surgeons is essential for proper management. We report two cases of a post-traumatic pseudopancreatic cyst: a 14-year-old male child after a fall and a 40-year-old male who was hit by a tractor (agricultural vehicle).

Key words: Pseudopancreatic cyst, trauma, endoscopic drainage, percutaneous drainage

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