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Acute Pancreatitis in a Pregnant Women at 30 - 31 weeks of Gestational Age with Complete Cure

(2019) Acute Pancreatitis in a Pregnant Women at 30 - 31 weeks of Gestational Age with Complete Cure. Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. ISSN 2383-2894

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Abstract

Abstract Introduction: Acute pancreatitis is an acute inflammatory disease of the pancreas characterized clinically by upper quadrant pain and elevated levels of enzymes in the blood. Although The pathogenesis of pancreatitis is not fully understood, gallstone and chronic alcohol abuse is considered for two-thirds or more cases in the united stated. Case Presentation: In this case report, the researchers present a 29-year-old pregnant female G3P2 with 31 w, 2 d of gestational age, who was referring to maternity ward with upper quadrant pain, nausea, and vomiting. Her ultrasound, examination, and blood analysis showed acute pancreatitis due to hyperlipidemia. The patient underwent six plasmapheresis and medical treatment and was discharged with complete cure at 34 weeks of gestational age. Conclusions: Accurate assessment of the incidence and mortality of acute pancreatitis is difficult as mild pancreatitis may be subclinical and deaths may occur before the diagnosis of sever and fulminant attacks. Mortality rate is three percent in patients with interstitial pancreatitis and 17% in patients with pancreatic necrosis.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Acute Pancreatitis, Pregnancy, Triglyceridemia, Plasmapheresis
Subjects: WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 565-570 Fertility. Infertility
Divisions: Education Vice-Chancellor Department > Faculty of Medicine > Departments of Clinical Sciences > Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Journal or Publication Title: Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Journal Index: ISC, Not Index
Volume: 21
Number: 3
Publisher: KOWSAR PUBLISHING CORPORATION
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5812/zjrms.91408
ISSN: 2383-2894
Depositing User: خانم دنیاداری مهدیه
URI: http://eprints.zaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3366

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