A case of acute pancreatitis with occupational exposure to organophosphorus compound

B. K.Manjunatha Goud, Bhavna Naval, K. Deepa, O. Sarsina Devi, R. N. Devaki, M. Anitha

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Abstract

Pesticides have contributed to dramatic increase in the quality and quantity in crop yields. Organophosphates are commonly used as insecticides in agriculture and are potent toxicants. Patients with organophosphorus poisoning may present with subclinical features of acute pancreatitis. Proper biochemical investigation and clinical correlation helps in diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-224
Number of pages2
JournalToxicology International
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 05-2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Toxicology
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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