TITLE

ACUTE PANCREATITIS-CLINICAL STUDY

AUTHOR(S)
Marks, Lionel
PUB. DATE
November 1959
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1959, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p642
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the analysis of cases at Mount Sinai Hospital, acute pancreatitis had a sudden onset with severe abdominal pain; some shock, distention, vomiting, elevated fever and W.B.C.; no definite or specific abdominal physical findings. Previous history of gallbladder disease was present in 40 per cent; history of alcoholism in 20 per cent. Five per cent of cases gave a history of acute attacks following excess of alcoholic intake. The serum amylase was raised 4 times above normal or more in the first 48 hours. X-ray showed ileus. This represents an over all picture of acute pancreatitis as it was encountered in the analysis of cases at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.
ACCESSION #
16444592

 

Related Articles

  • Clinical Presentations of Acute Pancreatitis -- The Value of Computed Tomography. Epstein, B. M.; Hertzanu, Y. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1984, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p55 

    Acute pancreatitis may present with a wide variety of clinical findings and may mimic other medical or surgical conditions. Three patients with acute pancreatitis are presented with clinical features of intestinal obstruction, perinephric abscess, and severe abdominal pain, respectively. The...

  • An early death. Sutton, John D. // Medical Economics;5/25/2015, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p21 

    An essay is presented on the author's experience of attending to a healthy professional named Joe who was presented to the emergency room with abdominal pain and was found to have pancreatitis, secondary to gall stones, and died in three weeks from admission date. Topics discussed include the...

  • LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT MASQUERADING AS AN ACUTE ABDOMEN WITH MULTIORGAN INVOLVEMENT. Gaspari, Jack C.; Sande, Jonathan R.; Thomas Jr., Charles F.; Zighelboim, Jaime; Camilleri, Michael // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1995, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p825 

    A 45-yr-old male patient developed acute abdominal pain, ileus, and microscopic hematuria with biochemical evidence of pancreatitis and a marked increase in liver alkaline phosphatase; CT demonstrated swelling of the pancreas, bilateral adrenal hemorrhage, and a suggestion of renal hemorrhage....

  • Paediatric gallstones and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Samuel, D. G.; Naguib, N. N.; Izzidien, A. Y. // Health (1949-4998);Jan2010, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p67 

    Introduction: Gall stones disease is a rare occurrence in paediatric patients and the diagnosis is often overlooked. Patients often present with non-specific symptoms of abdominal pain and the classic features of gallstones are sometimes absent [1]. The aim of our study is to increase the...

  • Cecal volvulus. Lee, Stefanie Y.; Bhaduri, Mousumi // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/14/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 8, p684 

    The article presents a case study of a 72-year-old woman who had intermittent pain in her right lower abdomen, abdominal distension and decreased passage of flatus.

  • Aspectos Clínicos y de Diagnóstico de la Pancreatitis Aguda en Niños. Revisión de 17 casos. Ibarra-Silva, Rodrigo; Sotelo-Cruz, Norberto; Hurtado-Valenzuela, Jaime Gabriel // Boletin Clinico Hospital Infantil del Estado de Sonora;2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p62 

    Objective: Know the epidemiological and clinical aspects of patients with acute pancreatitis. Material and Methods: Seventeen cases with diagnosis of pancreatitis acute were reviewed and the next variable were studied: Age, gender, causes, profiles laboratorial and xray, treatment and evolution....

  • Serum Lipase Levels in Nonpancreatic Abdominal Pain versus Acute Pancreatitis. Gumaste, Vivek V.; Roditis, Nicholas; Mehta, Dhiren; Dave, Pradyuman B. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1993, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p2051 

    Objective: 1) To determine whether serum lipase is elevated in patients with nonpancreatic abdominal pain, and 2) to compare the levels of serum lipase and serum amylase found in patients with nonpancreatic abdominal pain with those found in acute pancreatitis in order to differentiate between...

  • Amylase Normal, Lipase Elevated: Is It Pancreatitis? Frank, Bernhard; Gottlieb, Klaus // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1999, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p463 

    Objective: This study was undertaken to identify clinical scenarios in which the lipase is significantly elevated (three times above the upper limit of normal) but the amylase is normal, and to examine whether or not pancreatitis is the likely cause for this seemingly unusual constellation of...

  • Closed loop large bowel obstruction secondary to pancreatitis. Slavin, J.; Smedley, F. H.; Cahill, C. J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Aug1990, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p530 

    The article presents a case study of pancreatitis in a 43-year old man with closed loop large bowel obstruction resulting in caecal necrosis. The man reported severe abdominal pain in the right iliac fossa. The pain was associated with constipation and abdominal distension. This was one of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics