Journal of the Pancreas Open Access

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Rare Cause of Delayed Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Aneel Damle, Asa Clemenzi-Allen, Nicolas Jabbour, Shimul A Shah

Context Luminal bleeding after pancreaticoduodenectomy can be present in various degrees of acuity in up to 30% of patients. Case report In this report, we describe a rare and uncommon cause of gastrointestinal bleeding after pancreaticoduodenectomy and review of the literature. Conclusions Multiple biliary procedures with common complications increase the difficulty making the correct diagnosis and therefore all possible etiologies of a complication must be evaluated.