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A 29-year-old female asked:

Whipple 8/15. severe upper left abd pain, recurrent fever (103), & acute pancreatitis in past 3 weeks. ct says multiple non dilated small bowel loops in abd & pelvis - says gastroenteritis. other possibilities? drs gave no answer for recurrent fever.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Fever: The intestinal loop pattern is nonspecific, in my opinion. I would be concerned about an intraabdominal abscess formation. I recommend that an abdominal surgeon be conducting your care with close collaboration of a gastroenterologist and a radiologist who can suggest other imaging studies likely to shed light on your case. An exploratory operation may be required,however if antibiotics don't help.
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