Many scoring systems have been developed for the detection of severe acute pancreatitis
including Ranson's score, APACHE-II score, CTSI score, MOSS and GLASGOW score.8-10 The Ranson's score has been used over three decades.
Since DIC is a frequent complication in severe acute pancreatitis
, the therapeutic effect of rTM for severe acute pancreatitis
Initial laboratory tests showed an INR of 8, hemoglobin of 60 g/L, serum lipase at 1050 UI/L, and C-reactive protein at 250 mg/L A CT scan showed a parietal duodenal hematoma extended from the superior flexure of the duodenum to the duodenojejunal junction and severe acute pancreatitis
with glandular necrosis of the pancreatic gland and retroperitoneal fat necrosis; the modified CT severity index was 10 points.
can become chronic pancreatitis, where the organ becomes permanently damaged from inflammation over many years.
The present study was conducted to study the clinical presentation of acute pancreatitis
among the suspected cases admitted to department of general medicine in tertiary case institute.
Our aim was to present diagnostic challenges faced by Emergency Department (ED) physicians in the management of a comatose patient with a rare form of acute pancreatitis
Although it has been shown in many studies that an acute pancreatitis
incidence is increasing, the mortality rate has been gradually reduced due to developments in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities (17).
A substantial number of drugs commonly prescribed for gastrointestinal disorders are known to cause acute pancreatitis
. In general, the etiopathological mechanisms involved in DIP remain unclear.
CRAC channels are found on many cell types, including immune cells and pancreatic acinar cells, where aberrant activation of these channels is thought to play a key role in the pathobiology of acute pancreatitis
There are two types, acute pancreatitis
and chronic pancreatitis.
A 55-year-old woman with a history of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura for 3 years was admitted for acute pancreatitis
. While vacationing in France, she developed a sharp, severe midepigastric pain.