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Severe Acute Pancreatitis- An Unusual Presentation in Young Female Patient: An Intensivist's Perspective


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1 Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Acute pancreatitis represents a spectrum of disease ranging from a mild, self-limited course to a rapidly progressive, fulminant illness resulting in the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), with or without accompanying sepsis. In recent years, treatment of severe acute pancreatitis has shifted away from early surgical treatment to aggressive intensive care.

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Severe Acute Pancreatitis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome.
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N. P. Priyanka
Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India
S. Rangalakshmi
Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Abstract


Acute pancreatitis represents a spectrum of disease ranging from a mild, self-limited course to a rapidly progressive, fulminant illness resulting in the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), with or without accompanying sepsis. In recent years, treatment of severe acute pancreatitis has shifted away from early surgical treatment to aggressive intensive care.

Keywords


Severe Acute Pancreatitis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP074