International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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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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Dr. Nandini G, Dr. Avinash Balekuduru, Dr. Jyothi G.S., Dr. Jessica Fernandes, Dr.Chaitra Shivananjaiah, "Acute Pancreatitis in Pregnancy ? Successful Outcome", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB157137, Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015, 650 - 651

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