Pancreatic necrosum

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

One day history of bilious vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Mixed solid-cystic lesion noted abutting head of pancreas. It is in 'C' loop of duodenum, located anterior to the inferior vena cava.

Case Discussion

Laparoscopic drainage performed:

  • histopathology: necrotic pancreatic tissue
  • biochemistry: high amylase level in the drained material
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Case information

rID: 10732
Case created: 13th Sep 2010
Last edited: 9th Jul 2016
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