Fistula from the superior mesenteric artery to duodenum: A rare cause of death from pancreatic carcinoma

Brett L. Thorstad, Frederick Keller

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Abstract

A fistula from the superior mesenteric artery to the duodenum is an extremely rare complication of pancreatic carcinoma. It presents with overwhelming upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage and can lead to death from blood loss.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-202
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Superior Mesenteric Artery
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Duodenum
Fistula
Cause of Death
Pancreatic Carcinoma

Keywords

  • Fistula, vascular-enteric
  • Hemorrhage, gastrointestinal
  • Pancreas, carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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Fistula from the superior mesenteric artery to duodenum : A rare cause of death from pancreatic carcinoma. / Thorstad, Brett L.; Keller, Frederick.

In: Gastrointestinal Radiology, Vol. 12, No. 1, 12.1987, p. 200-202.

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