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INTRODUCTION To evaluate the strength of association between lactic acidosis (LA) and well-recognized risk factors for LA, particularly the weight of metformin. METHODS This study is a matched case-control analysis concerning the type 2 diabetes population from Grenoble Hospital University. Cases of LA were defined biologically with pH < 7.35 and lactates(More)
Drug-induced acute pancreatitis is a rare event with an estimated incidence of 0.1–2% [1]. Few cases involving corticosteroids are described in the literature [2, 3]. We report a case of acute pancreatitis following high-dose intravenous methylprednisolone treatment with positive rechallenge. A 42-year-old man was hospitalized in July 2006 for the(More)
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