Categories

Volume 7 Issue 12 (December, 2019)

Case Reports

Intracerebral Hemorrhage in the setting of Acute Pancreatitis - A Case Report
Neha Agarwal, Tanveer Dabria

Neurological complications like pancreatic encephalopathy and intra cerebral hemorrhage are uncommon and serious conditions associated with acute pancreatitis. Itís a part of multi organ failure that accompanies acute pancreatitis, usually presenting early (within 2 weeks)in the disease. We report a case of intra cerebral hemorrhage as a complication of acute pancreatitis in a 58 year old female who presented with the chief complaint of abdominal pain located in the epigastric region and after three days of presentation developed weakness in left upper and lower limbs. Amylase and lipase levels were elevated but the other lab workup was non-contributory. MRI brain showed right parieto occipital bleed. Patient improved in terms of power of limbs and started walking with support in 10 days with the help of conservative management. Key words - Intracerebral hemorrhage, Acute Pancreatitis

 
Html View | Download PDF | Current Issue


 
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.  
?>