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VOLUME 22 , ISSUE 5 ( 2018 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Secondary hypertriglyceridemia causing recurrent acute pancreatitis with normal pancreatic enzymes

Prabhat Kumar, Anindya Ghosh, Nitin Sinha, Rajinder Tonk

Keywords : Insulin, statins, Syndrome Z

Citation Information : Kumar P, Ghosh A, Sinha N, Tonk R. Secondary hypertriglyceridemia causing recurrent acute pancreatitis with normal pancreatic enzymes. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018; 22 (5):381-383.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_353_17

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-05-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is the third leading cause of acute pancreatitis (APs) worldwide which is invariably associated with elevated pancreatic enzyme levels. We present a case of HTG-induced recurrent AP with normal serum amylase and lipase levels in a patient of Syndrome Z.


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