Systemic lupus erythematosus as a cause and prognostic factor of acute pancreatitis.

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OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic analysis and case-control study of our patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) to determine the prevalence of acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS All episodes of AP in SLE patients were identified (July 1984-July 2001). Prevalence was calculated. Etiology for each AP event was classified into mechanical, toxic… (More)

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@article{PascualRamos2004SystemicLE, title={Systemic lupus erythematosus as a cause and prognostic factor of acute pancreatitis.}, author={Virginia Pascual-Ramos and Andr{\'e}s Duarte-Rojo and Antonio Rafael Villa and Blanca Hern{\'a}ndez-Cruz and Donato Alarc{\'o}n-Segovia and Jorge Alcocer-Varela and Guillermo Robles-D{\'i}az}, journal={The Journal of rheumatology}, year={2004}, volume={31 4}, pages={707-12} }