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Primary sclerosing cholangitis associated with limy bile and acute pancreatitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15985774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) as the cause of acute pancreatitis (AP) is a rare phenomenon. Here, we report the first case of PSC associated with limy bile (LB) as well as AP. In this case, spontaneous outflow of the LB occurred, and the AP resolved on its own with conservative management. In addition to the administration of ursodeoxycholic acid, endoscopic intervention was undertaken and the patient remains symptom free to date. This report describes a unique case in which PSC, LB, and AP occurred in the same patient. The association of these rare conditions is also discussed.
Masahiro Matsushita; Masamichi Nagasawa; Yoshihiko Sato; Ken-ichi Souda; Yoshimasa Kobayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2005-06-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.]     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1424-3903     ISO Abbreviation:  Pancreatology     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-09     Completed Date:  2005-09-29     Revised Date:  2006-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100966936     Medline TA:  Pancreatology     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  466-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2005 S. Karger AG, Basel and IAP.
Department of Gastroenterology, Seirei Hamamatsu Hospital, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Shizuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Amylases / blood
Bile / chemistry*
Calcium Carbonate / analysis*
Cholangitis, Sclerosing / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Endoscopy, Digestive System
Lipase / blood
Pancreatitis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Ursodeoxycholic Acid / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
128-13-2/Ursodeoxycholic Acid; 471-34-1/Calcium Carbonate; EC; EC 3.2.1.-/Amylases

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