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Pancreatic abscess

  • Symptoms
    • Abdominal mass
    • Abdominal pain
    • Chills
    • Fever
    • Inability to eat
    • Nausea and vomiting

    Signs and tests

    Patients with pancreatic abscesses usually have had pancreatitis. However, the complication often takes 7 or more days to develop.

    Symptoms usually include:

    • Abdominal pain
    • Fever

    Signs of an abscess can be seen on:

    • CT scan
    • MRI of the abdomen
    • Ultrasound