Pancreatitis, Acute Necrotizing
Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Acute
A severe form of acute INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS characterized by one or more areas of NECROSIS in the pancreas with varying degree of involvement of the surrounding tissues or organ systems. Massive pancreatic necrosis may lead to DIABETES MELLITUS, and malabsorption.