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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 194-196

Ultrasound-guided endoscopic transgastric drainage of a post-traumatic pancreatic pseudocyst in a child


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Penteli General, Athens, Greece
2 P & A Kuriakou, Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece

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Dionysis Theodoros
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Penteli General Children's Hospital, Athens
Greece
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.70426

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Despite of a number of techniques in the armentarium of the paediatric surgeon, the management of pancreatic pseudocysts remains a challenge. We report on a case of a 5-year-old child with a post-traumatic pancreatic pseudocyst who was successfully treated with endoscopic ultrasound-guided transgastric approach. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided transgastric drainage of a pancreatic pseudocyst is effective and safe in children.


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