Mechanical Pancreatitis Secondary to Parastomal Herniation

Aggarwal, Gaurav; Baron, Todd H.; Sweetser, Seth
January 2011
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2011, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p167
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 68-year-old woman with Crohn's disease (CD) that was treated with total colectomy and ileostomy. She developed an abrupt onset of abdominal pain, vomiting, and decreased ostomy output 15 years after the surgical treatment of CD. Computed tomography revealed inflammation of acute pancreatitis and herniation of the duodenum. The article discusses acute pancreatitis related to parastomal herniation.


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