What is Pseuducyst Pancreas?
Enclosed within a cavity inside the pancreas and surrounded by fibrous tissues is pseudocyst pancreas. A Pseudocyst looks like a cyst but is made up of different kinds of tissues than a true cyst. A true cyst is more likely to be cancerous than a pseudocyst. A pancreatic pseudocyst may occur in someone with chronic pancreatitis. It may also occur after trauma to the abdomen, more often in children.
- Severe pain in your upper stomach area, with pain radiating to your back
- Unexplained fainting
- Loss of appetite
- Vomiting blood
- Rapid heartbeat
- High and persistent fever
- Difficulty eating and digesting food
- A lump you can feel in the area of your upper stomach
- Decreased consciousness
- Surgery under general anesthesia
- A diet low in carbohydrates and cholesterol and consisting of fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, and lean protein, can lower your triglycerides and help prevent the development of pseudocysts
- Percutaneous drainage involves either simple percutaneous aspiration or percutaneous catheter placement
- Endoscopic drainage
- Laparoscopic surgery- It is recommended by the surgeons because it leaves lesser surgical marks, recovers faster and enables a person to resume his work in a few days.
- External drainage is indicated for immature cysts with infected contents and for ruptured cysts