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Stenosis of the colon following acute pancreatitis
  1. Stephen Brearley,
  2. Duncan J. Campbell


    Two patients who had developed incomplete large bowel obstruction were shown to have colonic stenoses on barium enema. At laparotomy, inflammatory masses secondary to acute pancreatitis were found in both patients, though pancreatitis had not been suspected clinically. Resection of affected bowel in such cases is contra-indicated and the stenoses usually resolve spontaneously.

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