Example sentences for: pancreatitis

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  • In Trinidad the following clinical features have been seen: tachypnea, restlessness, vomiting, increased salivation, cerebral oedema, pulmonary oedema, hypovolemic shock and convulsions, with myocarditis and pancreatitis being major complications [ 48 ] . Scorpion venoms may cause these symptoms through release of catecholamines from the sympathetic nervous system [ 11 ] . The venom exerts its effects primarily to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, but there is also stimulation of both the sympathetic and parasympathetic peripheral activities [ 11 ] . The venom is a complex mixture of phospholipase A 2 , low molecular weight proteins, acetylcholinesterase, hyaluronidase, toxic polypeptides, amino acids, serotonin and neurotoxins [ 11 48 ] . Two fatal cases suggested toxic myocarditis [ 48 ] .

  • Severe pancreatitis may mimic sepsis syndrome or septic shock despite the absence of any infectious site.

  • The nonseptic group included eight patients with intra-abdominal disease (five with decompensated cirrhosis, three with acute pancreatitis), one patient with adrenal insufficiency, and four patients with unclear etiologies for hypotension and low SVR (idiopathic).

  • There are approximately 175 stings by Tityus trinitatis and eight human deaths annually [ 11 ] . In humans acute symptoms are convulsions, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, sweating, dyspnoea and localised burning [ 10 ] . Of all scorpion sting victims, 80% developed acute pancreatitis and in 38% of these cases there was no abdominal pain [ 10 ] .

  • Three patients had necrotizing pancreatitis, with one of these having evidence of hemorrhage into the pancreas.


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