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Acute pancreatitis presenting as acute scrotum


Acute pancreatitis can lead to pancreatic and peripancreatic collections that can spread in the retroperitoneum to varying extents based on the severity of the pancreatitis. We present here an unusual case of pancreatitis where the patient presented with an acute scrotum as a result of extension of peripancreatic inflammation to the scrotum.

  • Pancreas and biliary tract
  • Pancreatitis
  • General surgery

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