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acute pancreatitis

Wednesday 11 May 2005

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- The gross pathology and progression of acute pancreatitis

Synopsis

- complications

Etiology

- obstructive (obstruction or overdistension of the pancreatic duct)

- toxic

- infectious

- dysimmunity

- metabolic

- trauma

  • blunt trauma to the abdomen
  • iatrogenic trauma
    • postoperative trauma
    • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

- vascular abnormalities

  • atherosclerotic emboli
  • hypoperfusion
  • vasculitis

- cystic fibrosis
- unknown cause (10-25%)
- orthotopic liver allograft (9523868)

  • emergency liver allograft
  • extensive peripancreatic dissection
  • pancreatic surgical trauma
  • infectious peritonitis

According to age

- pediatric acute pancreatitis

See also

- pancreatitis

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