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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015
Acute Pancreatitis in Pregnancy ? Successful Outcome
Dr. Nandini G  | Dr. Avinash Balekuduru | Dr. Jyothi G.S. | Dr. Jessica Fernandes  | Dr.Chaitra Shivananjaiah
Abstract: Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy is rare. The spectrum of Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy ranges from mild pancreatitis to serious pancreatitis associated with necrosis, abscesses, pseudocysts & multi organ dysfunction syndromes. We do report a case of Acute pancreatitis in a 21 year old primigravida at 35 weeks of gestation. She presented to us with hypertension, pedal edema, epigastric pain & vomiting. Investigations revealed hyperamylassemia & gall bladder sludge. She underwent lower segment caesarean section. She was stabilized in ICU for three days. Both mother & baby were discharged after one week.
Keywords: Pregnancy, acute pancreatitis, serum amylase, ultrasonography
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,
Pages: 650 - 651
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