Increased pancreatic enzymes and inflammatory bowel diseases: What correlation?

@article{Bartolo2011IncreasedPE,
  title={Increased pancreatic enzymes and inflammatory bowel diseases: What correlation?},
  author={Chiara Di Bartolo and Valentina Leonardi and Cristina Dell'Aera and Elvira Puntorieri and Carmelo Zuppardo and Giuseppe Mileto},
  journal={Journal of Crohn's & colitis},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={378-9}
}
In the course of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the possibility of an increase of pancreatic enzymes has been described, almost always justified with their release by the inflamed bowel. Unusually an acute pancreatitis presents itself as a pathology associated to the IBD, probably with a common pathogenetic mechanism. We report the case of a 25 year old… CONTINUE READING