November 12, 2014
Notes: Poxleitner, Philipp J
Richter, Sabine C
Hopt, Ulrich T
Wittel, Uwe A
Pancreas. 2013 Oct;42(7):1150-6. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e318291c251.
Author Address: From the Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.
Reference Type: Journal Article
Record Number: 5052Author: Pujar, A. K., Kumar, V. R. A., M, S. and S, V. K.
Title: An interesting case of hypertriglyceridaemic pancreatitis
Journal: J Clin Diagn Res
Short Title: An interesting case of hypertriglyceridaemic pancreatitis
Alternate Journal: Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR
ISSN: 2249-782X (Print)
Accession Number: 23905131
Abstract: Hypertriglyceridaemia is a well-known but uncommon cause of acute pancreatitis. A serum triglyceride level of more than 1000mg/dl is needed to precipitate the pancreatitis. A 35 year male patient, who was a known diabetic who was on oral hypoglycaemics, presented to us with pain in the abdomen and vomiting of one day’s duration. His serum amylase was normal. The serum was highly lactescent. The triglycerides were 1901mg/dl. CECT of the abdomen showed features which were suggestive of pancreatitis. The patient was managed just as the pancreatitis of any other eitiology. He was started on fibrates, atorvastatin, and antioxidants to prevent a relapse. His diabetes was controlled by insulin. He recovered well.
Notes: Pujar, Anupama K
Kumar V R, Anil
S V, Kulkarni
J Clin Diagn Res. 2013 Jun;7(6):1169-71. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2013/5500.3080. Epub 2013 Apr 29.