Acute Pancreatitis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Acute pancreatitis can be the initial manifestation of SLE. First reported by Dubois in 1953, it presents severe epigastric pain radiating to the back, nausea, vomiting, elevated serum amylase level, and dehydration [5]. The disease is a serious problem, because severe acute pancreatitis becomes one of the lethal disorders in SLE patients. The incidence of acute pancreatitis in SLE was 4.5% [6], 8.2% [7] and 12.5% [3]. The age of the patients ranged from 12 to 50 (average 24) years, with marked predominance of females (male:female = 3:26) [8]. The cause of the acute pancreatitis has been considered to be drugs (steroid, azathio-prine and thazide diuretics), vasculitis, thrombi in the pancreatic arteries, hypo-volemia, ischemia, cholecystitis, alcoholism, carcinoma, and viral infections [5].

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