Histology Course S I 26 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S I 26 acute necrosis of pancreas HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: K85
 
 

 
60-year-old female with cholelithiasis, upper abdominal pain, plasma amylase:1520U/I (N:25-125), lipase 460U/I (N:10-140).

- Focal necrosis especially of the adipose tissue. Cell borders can vaguely be recognised in some areas.
- Calcium deposits are beginning to form in the necrotic area (granular basophilic material)
- In the area of the necrosis there is some inflammatory infiltration consisting of granulocytes and lymphocytes.
- Circumscribed haemorrhagic areas.