Emphysematous pancreatitis perforating into stomach
55 years old male was admiited for acute abdominal pain. and fever of three days duration.
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NECT showing air in pancreas and in lesser sac
The initial ultrasound study revealed an indistinct pancreatic outline with stomach gas obscuring the pancreas.CT showed moderate gas in entire pancreas with evidence of gas in lesser sac,stomach wall,retroperitoneum and large bowel wall.
His earlier USG, done 10 days earler,showed a 6 x 8 cm pseudo cyst.
The pseudo cyst now has totally disappeared,probably became infected, with spontaneously rupture into stomach