Document Detail


Acute pancreatitis secondary to isotretinoin-induced hyperlipidemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11845676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Isotretinoin is a vitamin-A derivative most commonly utilized in the treatment of severe recalcitrant nodulocystic acne. Derangement of lipid metabolism leading to increased triglyceride and cholesterol level has been reported after taking this drug. We report the case of a 43-year-old female with no identifiable risk factor for pancreatitis who developed acute pancreatitis associated with hyperlipidemia while being treated with isotretinoin for hidradenitis suppurativa. To our knowledge, this is the third reported case of isotretinoin-induced hyperlipidemia leading to acute pancreatitis.
Authors:
Mohammad Jamshidi; Robert J Obermeyer; Satish Govindaraj; Armand Garcia; Abdul Ghani
Related Documents :
15471026 - Stump appendicitis: case report and review.
1421726 - Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia.
22466116 - Spectrum of all-terrain vehicle injuries in adults: a case series and review of the lit...
25222056 - Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations and cerebral abscess recurrence in a child with h...
15985056 - Possible azithromycin-associated hiccups.
20930596 - Apparent desaturation on pulse oximetry because of hemoglobinopathy.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0030-1876     ISO Abbreviation:  J Okla State Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-15     Completed Date:  2002-03-01     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503043     Medline TA:  J Okla State Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  79-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
St. Anthony Hospital, 608 NW 9th Street, Suite 4100, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Female
Hidradenitis Suppurativa / drug therapy
Humans
Hyperlipidemias / chemically induced*,  complications*
Isotretinoin / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Pancreatitis / etiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
4759-48-2/Isotretinoin

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Anticipating and preventing delirium.
Next Document:  State Children's Health Insurance Program.