IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

A case report of haemothorax associated with asymptomatic pancreatic pseudo cyst

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Author Details: Gitartha Baruah*,Anand Yannawar,Sanjay Gabhale

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-4222

Print ISSN : 2581-4214

Article First Page : 73

Article End Page : 74


Haemothorax is the presence of significant amount of blood in the pleural space. Pleural pathology is an uncommon complication of pancreatitis while massive haemothorax due to pathology in pancreas is extremely rare. The case report is about a 32 years old chronic alcoholic presented with breathlessness in the emergency department. On evaluating the case, we found a rare association of haemothorax with pancreatic pseudocyst. Also it is important to note that a significant number of pleural pathologies remain undiagnosed and an intra abdominal cause is often overlooked leading to delay in diagnosis.

Keywords: Haemothorax; Pancreatic pseudocyst.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2581-4222.2019.0016