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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE 2 ( February, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Causal Link or a Mere Coincidence?

Mathangi Krishnakumar, Muthuchellapan Radhakrishnan, Dwarakanath Srinivas

Keywords : Encephalopathy, Meningitis, Pancreatitis, Sepsis, Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Citation Information : Krishnakumar M, Radhakrishnan M, Srinivas D. Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Causal Link or a Mere Coincidence?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (2):141-142.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23348

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Both subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and acute pancreatitis (AP) are associated with systemic inflammatory response leading to extracerebral multiple organ dysfunction. In this case report, we describe an adult male, who developed AP in the postoperative period following surgical clipping of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm. The diagnosis of pancreatitis got delayed because the patient showed signs of systemic inflammation which would also been seen following SAH.

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