ACUTE PANCREATITIS & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "Acute Pancreatitis"?
Acute Pancreatitis is a medical condition whereby there is an inflammation of the pancreas.
Symptoms & Signs
Symptoms of Acute pancreatitis includes pain in the absomen, nausea, occurrence of grey turner sighs or the discoloration of the flanks, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, chilling, shock, sudden weight loss & loss of appetite.
Treatment: How to Treat "Acute Pancreatitis"?
Treatment includes administration of Intravenous fluids & antibiotics
It is said to be caused by gallstones, alcohol consumption, trauma, autoimmune diseases, trauma, steroids, scorpion stings & idiopathic.
Diagnosis is made through physical examination & undergoing series of tests such as blood tests.