Document Detail


Primary sclerosing cholangitis associated with limy bile and acute pancreatitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15985774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
Masahiro Matsushita; Masamichi Nagasawa; Yoshihiko Sato; Ken-ichi Souda; Yoshimasa Kobayashi
Related Documents :
15694824 - Hypercalcemia and pancreatic endocrine neoplasia with elevated pth-rp: report of two ne...
7416134 - Colonic involvement in pancreatitis.
6776834 - Hyperparathyroid crisis and acute necrotizing pancreatitis presenting as diabetic ketoa...
7562854 - Urticaria pigmentosa and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
15352414 - Meningitis in a dog caused by prevotella oralis.
21959464 - Maxillary cementoblastoma in a child.
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.
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Seirei Hamamatsu Hospital, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Shizuoka, Japan. matsagjp@yahoo.co.jp
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Amylases / blood
Bile / chemistry*
Calcium Carbonate / analysis*
Cholangitis, Sclerosing / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Endoscopy, Digestive System
Humans
Lipase / blood
Male
Pancreatitis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Ursodeoxycholic Acid / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
128-13-2/Ursodeoxycholic Acid; 471-34-1/Calcium Carbonate; EC 3.1.1.3/Lipase; EC 3.2.1.-/Amylases

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


Previous Document:  A resected case of multiple intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas with US-guided duc...
Next Document:  The isolated perfused liver response to a 'second hit' of portal endotoxin during severe acute pancr...