DOI: 10.1002/j.1536-4801.1988.tb09600.x ISSN: 0277-2116

Acute Obstructive Pancreatitis Secondary to a Duodenal Hematoma

Mark S. Glassman, Roy Rodrigues, James Bussel, William Spivak, Margaret Hilgartner
  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health


An 18‐year‐old male with hemophilia presented with symptoms and signs of upper intestinal obstruction. Evaluation was consistent with an intramural duodenal hematoma and obstructive pancreatitis. As it is not possible to distinguish between these two disorders on a clinical basis, it is important to realize that pancreatitis may occur in such patients more often than is recognized.

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