Acute pancreatitis in a multi-ethnic population.

  title={Acute pancreatitis in a multi-ethnic population.},
  author={P Kandasami and Hanafiah Harunarashid and Harjit Kaur},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={43 6},
There is very little information in literature describing ethnic variations in etiologic and clinical outcome of acute pancreatitis in the Asian population. This study describes the demographic, etiologic and clinical course of acute pancreatitis among the three main races in Malaysia namely, the Malays, Chinese and Indians. One hundred and thirty-three consecutive patients were admitted for acute pancreatitis for the period January 1994 to July 1999 and they consisted of 77 males and 56… CONTINUE READING

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