Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2005 Aug;48(8):1967-1970.

A Case of Acute Pancreatitis of the Pregnancy

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea. obyjjy@hallym.or.kr

Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is a rarely occurred during pregnancy, with few reports in the literature addressing the problem. Pregnancy complicated by pancreatitis may lead to significant fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. The disease occurs predominantly in later pregnancy, and rarely during the postpartum period. We report a case of acute alcoholic pancreatitis during pregnancy with a brief review of literature.

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Acute pancreatitis; Alcohol; Pregnancy
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