• Vol. 47 No. 8, 345–348
  • 15 August 2018

Pancreatic Haemangioma: An Unusual Case of Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding with Clinical and Radiological Correlation of the Literature and Recommendations



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Pancreatic haemangiomas in adults are exceedingly rare. Most cases reported have been diagnosed on postoperative histology, underlining the difficulty in preoperative diagnosis. We report the first adult patient with undiagnosed pancreatic haemangioma, presenting with massive upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding, necessitating an emergency Whipple’s procedure to arrest the bleeding.

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