Definition and classification

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Etiology and Pathophysiology

  • Mention the common causes of acute pancreatitis? H80
  • What is the most common cause of chronic pancreatitis? H87
  • What are the causes of chronic/recurrent pancreatitis? H88

Clinical manifestations

  • Describe the pain of acute pancreatitis. H78
  • What are the cardinal features of chronic pancreatitis? H89


  • What are the characteristic findings on examination? H79


  • How can you investigate acute pancreatitis? H82
  • What are the causes of raised serum amylase other than acute pancreatitis? H83
  • What is the role of serum lipase in diagnosis of acute pancreatitis? H84


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  • Write down the treatment of acute pancreatitis? H85
  • What are the adverse prognostic factors in acute pancreatitis (Glasgow criteria)? H81


  • What are the complications of acute pancreatitis? H86



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