Duncan, Newton D.; McDonald, Archibald H.; James, Michael V.; Brown, B.; Mitchell, Derek I. G
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Chronic relapsing pancreatitis in a child: Use of the Puestow procedure to achieve ductal drainage
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
A case of chronic relapsing pancreatitis presenting in an 8-year-old African Jamaican girl is outlined. Aggressive supportive management failed to control pain and vomiting. The Puestow Procedure effectively procedure aborted these symptoms. The use of the Puestow procedure should not be inordinately delayed in chronic relapsing pancreatitis if symptoms persist, since it may not only control pain but also halt declining pancreatic function.....