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Pharmacological sclerosing of a cutaneous pancreatic fistula using tetracycline: a non-operative approach

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K.B. Galketiya ,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Surgery,

Faculty of Medicine

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V. Pinto,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Surgery,

Faculty of Medicine,

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S.K. Ileperuma,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Surgery,

Faculty of Medicine

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B.K. Dassanayake,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Surgery,

Faculty of Medicine

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N.R. Kumarasinghe

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Surgery,

Faculty of Medicine

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Abstract

A 32 year old male developed a pancreatic fistula following a splenectomy for a peri-splenic pus collection which did not heal with total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and octreotide. A complete resolution was achieved with an injection of tetracycline into the fistulous tract
How to Cite: Galketiya, K.B. et al., (2016). Pharmacological sclerosing of a cutaneous pancreatic fistula using tetracycline: a non-operative approach. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 34(3), pp.16–17. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljs.v34i3.8285
Published on 30 Oct 2016.
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