Painless pancreatitis: A rare manifestation of leptospirosis

N. D. Pai, Prabha Adhikari

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Abstract

A rare case of painless pancreatitis caused by Leptospira is reported. The patient presented clinically with features of paralytic ileus and renal failure. Hyperamylasemia was persistent inspite of recovery of renal function. The patient recovered on treatment with penicillin and serum amylase returned to normal in three months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1318-1319
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Volume50
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2002
Externally publishedYes

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Leptospirosis
Pancreatitis
Hyperamylasemia
Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
Leptospira
Recovery of Function
Amylases
Penicillins
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney
Serum
Therapeutics

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  • Medicine(all)

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Pai, N. D. ; Adhikari, Prabha. / Painless pancreatitis : A rare manifestation of leptospirosis. In: Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 2002 ; Vol. 50, No. 10. pp. 1318-1319.
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Painless pancreatitis : A rare manifestation of leptospirosis. / Pai, N. D.; Adhikari, Prabha.

In: Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Vol. 50, No. 10, 01.10.2002, p. 1318-1319.

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