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Pancreatitis, Acute Necrotizing MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pancreatitis, Acute Necrotizing
Tree Number(s)
C06.689.750.650
Unique ID
D019283
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019283
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Hemorrhagic Necrotic Pancreatitis
Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Acute
Pancreatic Necrosis
Pancreatitis Necrotising
Pancreatitis Necrotizing
NLM Classification #
WI 805
Previous Indexing
Pancreatitis (1990-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2020/01/10
Pancreatitis, Acute Necrotizing Preferred
Hemorrhagic Necrotic Pancreatitis Related
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