pancreatitis

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pan·cre·a·ti·tis

 (păng′krē-ə-tī′tĭs, păn′-)
n.
Inflammation of the pancreas.

pancreatitis

(ˌpæŋkrɪəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pancreas

pan•cre•a•ti•tis

(ˌpæn kri əˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌpæŋ-)

n.
inflammation of the pancreas.
[1835–45; < Greek pankreat-, s. of pánkreas pancreas + -itis]

pancreatitis

Inflammation of the pancreas, caused by gallstones, overconsumption of alcohol, or a viral infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancreatitis - inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

pan·cre·a·ti·tis

n. pancreatitis, infl. del páncreas;
acute ______ aguda;
hemorrhagic, acute ______ hemorrágica aguda.

pancreatitis

n pancreatitis f
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Literature has recorded numerous information on drug-induced pancreatitis (Table 1), and case reports of acute pancreatitis in patients with chronic valproic acid treatment, including acute necrotizing pancreatitis (4).
Patrick has been diagnosed with nonalcoholic necrotizing pancreatitis. He currently requires home health care monitoring, multiple medications, physical therapy and frequent visits to Barnes Jewish Hospital.
Role of percutaneous catheter drainage as a primary treatment for necrotizing pancreatitis
Ten patients of necrotizing pancreatitis causing diffuse peritonitis were present.
More experimentally, phage therapy for multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii proved effective in a 68-year-old patient with necrotizing pancreatitis who continued to deteriorate over a 4-month period despite multiple courses of antibiotics and attempted drainage of a pancreatic pseudocyst.
The bird died soon after CT imaging, and acute necrotizing pancreatitis and pancreatic coagulative necrosis were observed at necropsy.
Rhubarb attenuates the severity of acute necrotizing pancreatitis by inhibiting MAPKs in rats.
Pappas, "Necrotizing pancreatitis: challenges and solutions," Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology, vol.
Takahashi et al., "Plasma exchange for hypertriglyceridemic acute necrotizing pancreatitis: report of two cases," Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis, vol.
She was started on intravenous antibiotics empirically (Amoxicillin 1g three times a times a day, Metronidazole 500 mg three times a day, and Gentamicin as per weight and renal function) to treat possible biliary sepsis and/or necrotizing pancreatitis. Liver function tests had improved with bilirubin 20 umol/L, ALT 81U/L, and amylase of 143 U/L.
A 49-year-old male with a history of alcoholism, chronic pancreatitis with pancreatic duct stenting, and newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus type II was admitted to our hospital for abdominal pain, melena, nausea, and vomiting in the setting of necrotizing pancreatitis and blood loss anemia with a hemoglobin count of 6.6 g/dL.

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