Acute pancreatitis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Excessive alcohol intake, abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
CT

CT abdomen and pelvis

CT show diffuse enlargement with irregular pancreatic outline, obliterated peripancreatic fat, mesenteric edema, pleural effusion. Permeable porto-splenic system, hepatic steatosis is displayed. No signs of necrosis is observed

Case Discussion

This case show a pancreatitis classified as balthazar C

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Case information

rID: 26663
Case created: 2nd Jan 2014
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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