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Arterial Pseudoaneurysms Complicating Pancreatitis

Literature Review

Verde, Franco MD; Fishman, Elliot K. MD; Johnson, Pamela T. MD

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography: January/February 2015 - Volume 39 - Issue 1 - p 7–12
doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000153
Abdominal Imaging
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Arterial pseudoaneurysm formation of visceral arteries as a vascular complication of pancreatitis, either acute or chronic, is an uncommon phenomenon. This review article discusses the incidence, pathophysiology, imaging, treatment strategies, and prognosis of mesenteric pseudoaneurysms complicating pancreatitis.

From the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

Received for publication May 21, 2014; accepted August 28, 2014.

Reprints: Franco Verde, MD, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21287 (e-mail: FV fverde1@jhmi.edu).

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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