Acute pancreatitis, according to the INSPPIRE criteria, is defined as including two of the following 
- abdominal pain consistent with acute pancreatitis
- imaging consistent with acute pancreatitis (acute pancreatitis CT)
- lipase or amylase greater than or equal to three times the upper limit of normal
see also Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatitis Procedures
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Last updated: June 18, 2021
Diesen, Diana L. "Acute Pancreatitis." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2021. Pediatric Surgery Library, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis.
Diesen DL. Acute Pancreatitis. In: Hirschl RR, Powell DD, Waldhausen JJ, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2021. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis. Accessed May 29, 2023.
Diesen, D. L. (2021). Acute Pancreatitis. In Hirschl, R., Powell, D., & Waldhausen, J. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis
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