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Hypertriglyceridemia-Induced Pancreatitis in Psychiatric Patients: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
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PMID:  24987947     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Hypertriglyceridemia is a known cause of 2%-7% of cases of acute pancreatitis. Although there are numerous potential causes, the use of atypical antipsychotics has been linked to elevated triglycerides and pancreatitis. Here, we present the case of a 42-year-old male patient with a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder who presented to our hospital with acute pancreatitis due to hypertriglyceridemia, which was exacerbated after he was started on quetiapine.
Yaseen Alastal; Syed Hasan; Mohammed A Chowdhury; Tariq Hammad; Fadi Safi; Daniel Rapport; Ragheb Assaly
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-7-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3686     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Ther     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
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Created Date:  2014-7-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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