Home
Radiology Guides Anatomy Physio & Path Medicine Physics Contact
ACUTE PANCREATITIS-CAUSES

Gastroenterology

ACUTE PANCREATITIS-CAUSES

1. Alcohol abuse.
2. Gallstones.
3. ERCP.
4. Hypertriglyceridemia (> 1,000 mg/dL).
5. Acidosis (DKA).
6. Hypercalcemia.
7. Trauma.
8. Obstruction of the ampulla of Vater - pancreatic CA.
9. Drugs - diuretics (Frusemide), estrogen, antibiotics (tetracyclines, sulfonamides), azathioprine.
10. Biliary microlithiasis.
11. Cystic fibrosis.
12. Heriditary pancreatitis.
13. Idiopathic.


Avatar
REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

+ Home