Acute pancreatitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a review.

@article{Dassopoulos1999AcutePI,
  title={Acute pancreatitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a review.},
  author={Themistocles Dassopoulos and Eli Daniel Ehrenpreis},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={78-84}
}
Acute pancreatitis is a clinical condition that develops when active pancreatic inflammation is induced by stimuli noxious to the pancreas. Patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) often have histologic abnormalities of the pancreas, and acute pancreatitis is much more common in HIV-infected patients than in the general population. This… CONTINUE READING