Acute pancreatitis

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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

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