Anaerobic bacteraemia in a patient with necrotising pancreatitis

Han, M.-L.; Lin, H.-F.; Liu, K.-I.; Lee, T.-H.; Liao, W.-C.
November 2008
Gut;Nov2008, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p1530
Academic Journal
The article presents an analysis of a 83-year-old woman who is suffering from fever and hypotension. She was diagnosed with biliary pancreatitis and pancreatic pseudocyst one month before her admission. Examination shows that the patient was in shock with 64/45 mmHg blood pressure. Broad-spectrum antibiotic and fluid resuscitation was given to the patient. Computed tomography indicates that there are air pockets inside the retro-peritoneal fluid collections.


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