PANCREATIC PSEUDO CYSTS

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ABSTRACT
A pancreatic pseudo cyst is a circumscribed collection of fluid rich in pancreatic enzymes, blood, and necrotic tissue, typically located in the lesser sac of the abdomen. Pancreatic pseudo cysts are usually complications of pancreatitis, although in children they frequently occur following abdominal trauma. Pancreatic pseudo cysts account for approximately 75% of all pancreatic masses. We are presenting a 12 year old boy who presented with a painful and tender epigastric mass 3 weeks after sustaining blunt abdominal trauma .

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