I. Pathophysiology

  1. Complication of Acute Pancreatitis

II. Associated Conditions

III. Etiology

  1. Escherichia coli (most common cause)

IV. Signs

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

VI. Diagnosis

  1. CT-guided needle aspiration

VII. Management

  1. Surgical drainage of abscess
  2. Antibiotics

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