Acute pancreatitis in patients with Crohn's disease: clinical features and outcomes.

@article{Moolsintong2005AcutePI,
  title={Acute pancreatitis in patients with Crohn's disease: clinical features and outcomes.},
  author={Picha Moolsintong and Edward Vincent Loftus and Suresh T. Chari and Laurence John Egan and William John Tremaine and William J Sandborn},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={
          1080-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Acute pancreatitis has occasionally been associated with Crohn's disease (CD), but whether a causal association exists remains unclear. We sought to determine the frequency of etiologies in a consecutive series of patients with CD with acute pancreatitis. METHODS A centralized diagnostic index was used to identify all patients with CD with acute pancreatitis that were evaluated at Mayo Clinic Rochester between 1976 and 2001. Both diagnoses were made or confirmed at our institution… CONTINUE READING
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