Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018
SLE Pancreatitis: An Uncommon Presentation of a Common Disease
B. Bhaskara Rao, Nikitha Kunam, N. V. N. Gopal, Phani Sree
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus presentating as acute pancreatitis is rare.Incidence of acute pancreatitis is 0.7-4 % of SLE patients.SLE pancreatitis is more common in females and third decade of life.We present a case of a 20 year old female who presented with acute pancreatitis and later diagnosed as SLE related after ruling out other possible etiologies.An early recognition and appropriate treatment with immunosuppression may result in favourable outcomes.
Keywords: pancreatitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, necrotizing fasciitis, immunosuppression
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018
Pages: 1004 - 1005
How to Cite this Article?
B. Bhaskara Rao, Nikitha Kunam, N. V. N. Gopal, Phani Sree, "SLE Pancreatitis: An Uncommon Presentation of a Common Disease", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20179550, Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018, 1004 - 1005