Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis: fever, prolonged upper abdominal pain, caused either by EtOH or stones, dx w lipase↑, CT


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  • Pancreatitis
  • fever, prolonged upper abdominal pain, caused either by EtOH or stones, dx w lipase↑, CT
  • fever, prolonged RUQ pain, hx of EtOH, stones
  • amylase↑, lipase↑, CT shows pancreatic enlargement, peripancreatic inflammation, if stone etiology: US, ERCP, LFTs↑
  • caused by EtOH or choledocolithiasis