Necrotising pancreatitis with acute necrotic collection

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

A gentleman with upper abdominal pain, elevated pancreatic enzymes and inflammation markers, who discharged himself from hospital.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

Thickening and unsharp contours of the pancreatic body. Clear demarcation of avascular necroses only after contrast. Native attenuation of the lesions was 38-40 HU.

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Case information

rID: 14470
Case created: 28th Jul 2011
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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