What are the recognised complications of acute pancreatitis?
Complications include; necrosis, collection, abscess, pseudoaneursym and pseudocyst.
Who is Balthazar and why is his name so closely linked to pancreatitis?
Emil Balthazar is a Professor Emeritus of Radiology at New York University. A disguished author on pancreatic imaging, who also developed a CT severity index for scoring acute pancreatitis.
Multiple foci of gas in the necrotic pancreas, with a large collection, containing both fluid and gas anterior to the body of the pancreas.