Computed Tomography in Acute Pancreatitis

  • P. C. Freeny
  • W. M. Marks
Conference paper


Acute pancreatitis represents a spectrum of inflammatory disease which ranges from acute edematous pancreatitis, a relatively mild and self-limiting inflammatory process with a low incidence of complications, to acute hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis, which is a pernicious process with a high mortality rate and frequent complications [1].


Acute Pancreatitis Common Bile Duct Fluid Collection Compute Tomographic Feature Compute Tomographic Appearance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. Freeny
  • W. M. Marks
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Mason ClinicSeattleUSA

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