Acute Pancreatitis in Pregnancy – Successful Outcome


Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy is rare .The spectrum of Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy ranges from mild pancreatitis to serious pancreatitis associated with necrosis, abscesses ,pseudocysts & multi organ dysfunction syndromes . We do report a case of Acute pancreatitis in a 21 year old primigravida at 35 weeks of gestation. She presented to us with hypertension , pedal edema, epigastric pain & vomiting . Investigations revealed hyperamylassemia & gall bladder sludge .She underwent lower segment caesarean section .She was stabilized in ICU for three days .Both mother & baby were discharged after one week .

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@inproceedings{Balekuduru2015AcutePI, title={Acute Pancreatitis in Pregnancy – Successful Outcome}, author={Avinash Bhat Balekuduru and Jessica Fernandes and Dr.Chaitra Shivananjaiah}, year={2015} }