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  • Published 2013 in The American Journal of Gastroenterology


A rare extrapancreatic manifestation of acute pancreatitis. A 23-year-old woman with a history of heavy alcohol abuse presented with sharp epigastric pain and diffuse abdominal tenderness. Her lipase level was 5,428 U/L, and contrast-enhanced computed tomography (left) showed acute necrotic collection of the pancreas. She developed bilateral blurring of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.367


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