Acute hepatitis E complicated by acute pancreatitis and multiorgan dysfunction.

@article{Karanth2014AcuteHE,
  title={Acute hepatitis E complicated by acute pancreatitis and multiorgan dysfunction.},
  author={Suman S. Karanth and Zohaib Khan and Nileshwar Radhakrishna Rau and K. Laxmi Narshima Rao},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={2014}
}
We report this rare case of a 27-year-old man who presented with acute hepatitis E and went on to develop acute epigastric pain. He was diagnosed to have acute severe pancreatitis with shock and acute renal failure due to hepatitis E. Such a phenomenon has rarely been reported in the literature, with patients following a benign course and complete recovery after conservative management and analgesia. Awareness of this potentially life-threatening complication, especially in young men from… CONTINUE READING

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