Table 1

Histological scoring for acute pancreatitis

Condition Score Indication
1Focally increased between lobules
2Diffusely increased between lobules
3Acini disrupted and separated
Inflammatory cell infiltrate0Absent
1In ducts (around ductal margins)
2In the parenchyma (in <50% of the lobules)
3In the parenchyma (in >50% of the lobules)
Acinar necrosis0Absent
1Periductal necrosis (⩽5%)1-150
2Focal necrosis (5–20%)
3Diffuse parenchymal necrosis (20–50%)
  • 1-150 Approximate percentage of cells involved per field examined.