[Concomitant pancreatitis in hepatic coma].


Increased levels of serum amylase were found in 14 out of 34 patients (41%) with coma due to acute liver failure, in 8 out of 55 patients (14%) with hepatic encephalopathy, and in 5 out of 10 patients with a mixed pathogenesis. In 4 patients of the first group (11.7%) and 4 of the second group (7%) pancreatitis was diagnosed at post mortem. The pathogenesis… (More)


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