Acute necrotizing pancreatitis. Definition

Medical Definition: Acute necrotizing pancreatitis

Severe form of acute pancreatitis in which pancreatic tissue necrosis. His diagnosis is made with CT, which shows that the liver parenchyma does not capture the IV contrast. Infection progresses to necrotic tissue, which requires action to the patient to make a necrosectomy. The infection tends to occur from the second or third week of the onset of pancreatitis. View pancreatic necrosectomy.

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