Acute peripancreatic collection

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Admitted several weeks prior. In HDU/ICU envrionment with acute pancreatitis. Complicated pancreatitis?

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

Huge thin walled peripancreatic collection compressing the lesser curve of the stomach.

Normal enhancement of the distal body and tail of the pancreas.

The head, neck and most of the body of the pancreas are non-enhancing.


Normal calibre CBD.

Small left ovarian cyst. Vaginal ring pessary.

Case Discussion

This patient with acute necrotising pancreatitis has an acute peripancreatic collection.

A percutaneous drainage procedure was undertaken.

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Case information

rID: 55490
Published: 11th Sep 2017
Last edited: 11th Sep 2017
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