Pseuducyst Pancreas Surgery

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