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March 1971

Stenosing Lesions of the Colon Secondary to Pancreatitis

Author Affiliations

Syracuse, NY
From the Department of Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical Center and Veterans Administration Hospital, Syracuse, NY.

Arch Surg. 1971;102(3):229-231. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350030067022

Two cases of stenosing lesions of the splenic flexure of the colon secondary to pancreatitis are presented, bringing to 12 the total number thus far reported. One case of chronic obstruction required resection, whereas the other, associated with an initial acute pancreatitis, completely cleared symptomatically and radiologically on conservative management.