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Acute pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Gallstone
  • Alcohol
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Abdominal trauma or surgery
  • Post-ERCP
  • Drugs, e.g., azathioprine, mercaptopurine, pentamidine, didanosine (ddI), valproic acid, tetracycline, estrogen, sulfonamides, thiazides, glucocorticoids
  • Viral, e.g., mumps, HIV
  • Vasculitis
  • Pregnancy
  • Pancreas divisum
  • Penetrating duodenal ulcer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Parasites, e.g., Clonorchis, Ascaris
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Cardiopulmonary bypass

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Last updated: January 13, 2015

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acute Pancreatitis." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114717/all/Acute_pancreatitis.
Zeiger RF. Acute pancreatitis. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114717/all/Acute_pancreatitis. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Acute pancreatitis. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114717/all/Acute_pancreatitis
Zeiger RF. Acute Pancreatitis [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114717/all/Acute_pancreatitis.
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