The authors present a particular case of an acute pancreatitis. The disease developed in a young male patient following cholelithiasis and cholecystectomy. The inflammation affected the outer layers of the pancreas as a mantle and it caused widespread fat necrosis. Necrectomy for septic state was conducted to improve the condition, but the patient died of pulmonary embolism. Unexpectedly big necrotic areas of fat necrosis and abscess were found at autopsy.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - júl. 1 2001|
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