acute pancreatitis

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acute pancreatitis

[ə′kyüt ′pan·krē·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A disease of unknown etiology that causes sudden liberation of activated pancreatic enzymes that digest the pancreatic parenchyma, leading to dissolution of fat and production of calcium soaps, and rupture of pancreatic vessels with resultant hemorrhage and shock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Nevalainen, "Experimental pancreatitis in the rat: Sodium taurocholate-induced acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis," Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Effect of somatostatin on bile-induced acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis in the dog.
We found only one citation on acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis in HIV-positive patients, (1) with 1 of the 2 patients reported to have survived.

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