Archives for September 2010

Acute Pancreatitis

Acute Pancreatitis is an inflammatory process of variable severity; most episodes of acute pancreatitis are self-limiting and associated with mild transitory symptoms that remit with in 3 to 5 days. What is the Etiology of acute pancreatitis? 1. Gall stone 2. Alcoholism 3. Drugs induces (Isoniazid, estrogen, thiazide, furosemide) 4. Hypertriglyceridemia 5. Hypercalcemia 6. Infections (mumps, orchitis, Coxsackie’s virus B,