Recurrent Pancreatitis Caused by Vegetable Matter Obstruction

Stephen J. Meltzer, Myron D. Goldberg

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A case of recurrent acute pancreatitis caused by blockage of the ampulla of Vater with a piece of vegetable matter is recorded. After endoscopic removal of the foreign body, the patient experienced no further episodes of pancreatitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1091-1092
Number of pages2
JournalThe American Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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