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Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings


Recurring, exudative, lymphocytic-predominant pleural effusions have not been previously reported in association with walled-off pancreatic necrosis. We present a case of chronic pancreatitis complicated by a large pancreatic fluid collection and recurrent pleural effusion. Endoscopic drainage of the walled-off pancreatic necrosis was the definitive treatment for both fluid collections.


Chronic pancreatitis, lymphocytic-predominant pleural effusion, pleural fluid collection, walled-off pancreatic necrosis



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