Acute pancreatitis

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Acute pancreatitis is a common type of pancreatitis that uncommonly comes to pathology.

General

  • Rarely comes to pathology.
  • Usually diagnosed by abdominal CT, blood work (amylase, lipase).

Microscopic

Features:[1]

  • Loss of acini.
  • Neutrophils.
  • Hemorrhage.
  • +/-Loss of pancreatic islets.

See also

References

  1. Klatt, Edward C. (2006). Robbins and Cotran Atlas of Pathology (1st ed.). Saunders. pp. 223. ISBN 978-1416002741.