Acute necrotising pancreatitis: gross pathology

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Acute necrotizing biliary pancreatitis. The patient had history of acute cholecystitis and cholelithiasis. There is hemorrhagic, black-brown necrosis of the pancreatic parenchyma and peripancreatic fat. 

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Case reproduced with permission, courtesy of Dr. Katharina Glatz, Basel, Switzerland, Pathorama.ch (original case at webpathology.com is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 

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rID: 27638
Case created: 12th Feb 2014
Last edited: 29th Aug 2015
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