Hemosuccus pancreaticus (bleeding from the pancreatic duct into the gastrointestinal tract via the ampulla of Vater) is a rare, potentially life-threatening and obscure cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
Thereof, can you bleed from your pancreas?
Pancreatitis can cause serious complications, including: Pseudocyst. Acute pancreatitis can cause fluid and debris to collect in cystlike pockets in your pancreas. A large pseudocyst that ruptures can cause complications such as internal bleeding and infection.
Can pancreatitis cause black stools?
Changes in Stool Color Pale yellow, greasy, foul-smelling stool: malabsorption of fat due to pancreatic insufficiency, as seen with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, cystic fibrosis, celiac disease. Black, foul-smelling stool: intestinal bleeding due to ulcers, tumors; ingestion of iron or bismuth.
Can pancreatitis be cured?
There is no cure for chronic pancreatitis, but the related pain and symptoms may be managed or even prevented. Since chronic pancreatitis is most often caused by drinking, abstinence from alcohol is often one way to ease the pain.
What is Hemobilia?
JB Hemobilia is bleeding from the biliary tree. It is a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. If the diagnosis of hemobilia is not considered, it may be missed. In addition, blunt or penetrating trauma to the liver can cause hemobilia.