Emphysematous Pancreatitis: A Rare Complication

  • Diego Martínez Department of Radiology, Hospital Vega Baja, Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
  • Maria Teresa Belmonte Department of Intensive Care, Hospital Vega Baja, Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
  • Piotr Kośny Department of Surgery, Hospital Vega Baja, Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
  • Mihaela Alina Ghitulescu Department of Radiology, Hospital Vega Baja, Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
  • Ignacio Florencio Department of Radiology, Hospital Vega Baja, Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
  • Jose Aparicio Department of Digestive Medicine, Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, Alicante, Spain

Keywords

Emphysematous pancreatitis, pancreatic necrosectomy, necrotizing pancreatitis

Abstract

We describe a case of emphysematous pancreatitis, a rare and serious complication of acute pancreatitis, which has a high mortality rate.

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  • Published: 2018-10-18

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    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    Martínez, D., Belmonte, M. T., Kośny, P., Ghitulescu, M. A., Florencio, I., & Aparicio, J. (2018). Emphysematous Pancreatitis: A Rare Complication. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 2. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2018_000955