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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 62-64

Mediastinal pseudocyst clinically presenting as mechanical dysphagia and dyspnea in a case of acute-on-chronic pancreatitis


Department of Radiology, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Reddy Ravikanth
Department of Radiology, St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru - 560 034, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcrsm.jcrsm_61_17

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Pseudocyst is a common complication of acute pancreatitis. However, its extension into the mediastinum is a rare entity. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography has a very high sensitivity in providing the location and anatomical relation of the pseudocyst to the surrounding structures. Here, we present a rare case of pancreatic pseudocyst in the mediastinum presenting clinically with dysphagia and dyspnea.


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