Definitions for pancreatitis, acute necrotizing
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Pancreatitis, Acute Necrotizing
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.
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"pancreatitis, acute necrotizing." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 19 Jun 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/pancreatitis, acute necrotizing>.