Acute Pancreatitis Secondary to Dehydration: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Raper, Steven E.
November 1999
American Surgeon;Nov1999, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p1084
Academic Journal
Recent reports have documented the potentially catastrophic consequences of dehydration induced by vigorous exercise in otherwise healthy individuals. A case of acute pancreatitis secondary to exerciseinduced dehydration is presented, and the literature of dehydration-induced syndromes, both research and clinical, is reviewed. The goal of this case report is to heighten awareness of dehydration as a potential cause of acute pancreatitis.


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