Dr Puneet Kumar Agarwal, Rajesh Malik, Dr Richa Goyal


Acute Pancreatitis includes a spectrum of clinical illness that ranges
from mild self-limiting symptoms to rapid deterioration and death.
Disease is currently defined as pancreatic inflammation that may he
followed by clinical & biochemical restitution of the gland if primary
cause is eliminated. (1) Severe episodes, however, may involve a
progression to extensive pancreatic necrosis, development of the
systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), multiorganfailure,
rapid clinical deterioration, and even death. (2, 3)


systemic inflammatory pancreatic necrosis extensive

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