[Pancreatitis following kidney transplantation].


Follow-up of 249 recipients of cadaver renal allografts revealed 14 cases of pancreatitis. The minimum follow-up time was 2 1/2 years and the maximum 12 1/2 years. In 9 patients acute pancreatitis occurred within 4 months, 5 died from hemorrhagic-necrotizing disease. Later, 2 lethal cases of abscess-forming pancreatitis, 1 benign acute and 2 chronic forms… (More)