Volume 8 Issue 12 (December, 2020)

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Assessment of clinical profile of patients with acute pancreatitis- A clinical study
Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta, Dr. Manzoor Ahmed

Background: The present study was conducted to assess clinical profile of patients with acute pancreatitis. Materials & Methods: 78 cases of acute pancreatitis of both genders (males- 52, females- 26) was recorded. In all clinical profile were noted. Results: Maximum cases was seen in age group 31-40 years (30) followed by 41-50 years (28). Acute edematous was seen in 48, acute necrotizing in 12 and acute on chronic pancreatitis in 18 cases. The mean hospital stay was 6.4 days, ICU admission was 15 days, organ failure was seen in 4 patients and mortality in 2. Conclusion: Most of the patients had abdominal pain, tenderness and jaundice and acute edematous type was commonly seen among all patients. Key words: abdominal pain, tenderness, Acute pancreatitis.

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