Acute hepatitis E complicated by acute pancreatitis: a case report and literature review.

@article{Jaroszewicz2005AcuteHE,
  title={Acute hepatitis E complicated by acute pancreatitis: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Jerzy Jaroszewicz and R Flisiak and Alicja Kalinowska and Iwona Wierzbicka and Danuta Prokopowicz},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2005},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={382-4}
}
The coincidence of viral hepatitis and acute pancreatitis is well described. Most of the cases are related to acute hepatitis A or B. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections are rare in Europe, and very few reports describe HEV as a causative agent of acute pancreatitis in areas of endemic hepatitis E prevalence. We report a case of acute pancreatitis in the course of acute hepatitis E in a 28-year-old male patient. The majority of reported cases, including our case, show several common… CONTINUE READING
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