Pathological anatomy and pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis


Acute pancreatitis involves autodigestion of the pancreas by its own secretions. The anatomical signal is tryptic necrosis. The so-called edematous pancreatitis cannot be compared with acute tryptic pancreatitis as it is caused by swelling of the pancreas, with pancreatic juice in the parenchyma, but no necrosis occurs. The severity of acute pancreatitis is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01657981


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