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Extrapancreatic fluid collections are frequently seen in acute pancreatitis. Vascular damage with life-threatening hemorrhage is also a known complication. In the case report presented, we include documentation by computed tomography of an apparent abdominal aortic wall dissection by fluid in a patient with acute pancreatitis. Conservative therapy resulted in complete resolution without hemorrhage or aneurysm formation.
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