Table 3

Contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT) grading system

GradeCT morphology
BFocal or diffuse gland enlargement; small intrapancreatic fluid collection
CAny of the above plus peripancreatic inflammatory changes and <30% gland necrosis
DAny of the above plus single extrapancreatic fluid collection and 30–50% gland necrosis
EAny of the above plus extensive extrapancreatic fluid collection, pancreatic abscess and >50% gland necrosis