II. Pathophysiology

  1. Complication of Acute Pancreatitis

III. Associated Conditions

IV. Etiology

  1. Escherichia coli (most common cause)

V. Signs

  1. Rapid deterioration following Acute Pancreatitis
  2. Fever
  3. Ileus

VII. Diagnosis

  1. CT-guided needle aspiration

VIII. Management

  1. Surgical drainage of abscess
  2. Antibiotics

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