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LOCAL-FOCAL NECROTIZING HAEMORRHAGIC ACUTE PANCREATITIS: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE

Mahmood A.H. Salih

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2003 Volume: 9 Issue: 2 Pages: 193-196
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

A rare case of a twenty-six years old male, presented to emergency department of Mosul General Hospital in Mosul, as acute abdomen, on exploration, acute local- focal necrotizing pancreatitis was found, presented as a tumour like swelling related to the distal part of pancreas, treated by necrosectomy (distal pancreatectomy), followed-up for 10 years without any sequelae, complications or recurrence. The present report documents a careful necrosectomy as the basic principle of surgical management of patients with focal necrotizing pancreatitis, which was supported by many other reports, published recently abroad.