Acute pancreatitis has high morbidity and mortality. We report the case of a 62-year-old woman with acute pancreatitis suspected to be caused by an abdominal abscess. The diagnosis is made based on history, physical examination, laboratory examination, and radiological examination. From the anamnesis, the patient complains of upper right abdominal pain, the pain gets worse when lying on his back, decreases when he bends down and bends the knee. Laboratory tests showed elevated serum amylase and lipase levels. Abdominal ultrasound examination (Ultrasonography) obtained thick fluid in the abdominal cavity, MSCT (Multislice Computerized Tomography) with a diagnosis of multiple intra-Abdominal abscesses. Patient with a history of gallstone surgery 1 week ago. The prognosis for Dubia is ad bonam.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Teikyo Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2021|
- abdominal abscess
- Acute pancreatitis
- bacterial infection