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Balthazar modified score - CTSI

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Balthazar's scoring system for severity of acute pancreatitis

 

Balthazar scoring based on CT :

Grade A: Normal CT - 0 points

Grade B: Focal or diffuse enlargement of the pancreas - 1 point

Grade C: Pancreatic gland abnormalities and peripancreatic inflammation - 2 points

Grade D: Fluid collection in a single location - 3 points

Grade E: Two or more fluid collections and / or gas bubbles in or adjacent to pancreas - 4 points

 

Necrosis Score based on percentage of necrosis on CT

No necrosis: 0 points

0 to 30% necrosis: 2 points

30 to 50% necrosis: 4 points

Over 50% necrosis :6 points

 

CT severity index = CT grade point + points for necrosis

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Author
Dr Antoine Micheau
Organization
CHU Arnaud de Villeneuve
Channel
Radiological classifications commonly used in medical imaging
Acute pancreatitis Balthazar-score-CTSI-acute-pancreatitis

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