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Acute Pancreatitis

Acute Pancreatitis is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Acute pancreatitis, according to the INSPPIRE criteria, is defined as including two of the following [1]

  • 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: October 15, 2018


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TY - ELEC T1 - Acute Pancreatitis ID - 829507 A1 - Diesen,Diana,MD ED - Hirschl,Ron, ED - Powell,David, ED - Waldhausen,John, Y1 - 2018/10/15/ BT - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis PB - American Pediatric Surgical Association DB - APSA Webapp DP - Unbound Medicine ER -