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These kinds of cyst account for 75% of cysts seen in the pancreas

pseudocyts(TOPNOTCH)

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Gross morphology: extensive parenchymal necrosis accompanied by diffuse hemorrhage within the substance of the gland

Hemorrhagic pancreatitis(TOPNOTCH)

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Morphology: Pancreas shows region of fat necrosis and focal pancreatic parenchymal necrosis

Acute pancreatitis(TOPNOTCH)

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What is the most important triggering event in acute pancreatitis?

Activation of trypsinogen and subsequent autodigestion of the pancreatic substances(TOPNOTCH)