Black pleural effusion caused by pancreatic pseudocyst rupture

Sho Ishigaki, Misato Kuwae, Makoto Ishii, Takanori Asakura, Soichiro Ueda, Tomoko Betsuyaku

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The images show the path of pancreatic pleural effusion from the pancreatic pseudocyst in a patient with alcoholic pancreatitis who presented with black pleural effusion, however, without symptoms. Pancreatic pseudocyst rupture rarely causes pleural effusion; however, it should be considered in patients with chronic pancreatitis with black pleural effusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-386
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Feb 1


  • black pleural effusion
  • fistula
  • pancreatic duct drainage
  • pancreatic effusion
  • pancreatic pseudocyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Ishigaki, S., Kuwae, M., Ishii, M., Asakura, T., Ueda, S., & Betsuyaku, T. (2019). Black pleural effusion caused by pancreatic pseudocyst rupture. Clinical Case Reports, 7(2), 385-386.