..Pancreaticopleural fistula (PPF) is an unusual pancreatic disease; as of 2015, only 74 cases have been described in the world literature. PPF is observed in 0.4% of acute pancreatitis and in 4.5% of patients with pancreatic pseudocysts. In 90% of cases, it occurs as a complication of chronic pancreatitis.
Pancreaticopleural fistula / Virgilio, Edoardo; Mercantini, Paolo; Catta, Federico; Grieco, Michele; Cavallini, Marco; Ferri, Mario. - In: SURGICAL INFECTIONS. - ISSN 1096-2964. - 2:17(2016), pp. 266-267. [10.1089/sur.2015.156]
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