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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: October 15, 2018
Diesen, Diana L. "Acute Pancreatitis." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis.
Diesen DL. Acute Pancreatitis. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Diesen, D. L. (2018). Acute Pancreatitis. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis
Diesen DL. Acute Pancreatitis [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829507/all/Acute_Pancreatitis.
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