Acute necrotizing pancreatitis (gross pathology)

Case contributed by 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, (original case at is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 

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