Epigastric pain radiating to back with elevated lipase and decreased pain when leaning forward
Tumor marker elevated with pancreatic cancer?
What criteria are used to predict mortality in acute pancreatitis?
Ecchymosis around the umbilicus which represents retroperitoneal or intra-abdominal bleeding?
Painless jaundice and a palpable non-tender gallbladder (Courvoisier’s sign)
Pancreatic cancer is most commonly located at which part of the pancreas?
the pancreatic head
pancreatic calcification (plain abdominal x-ray)
steatorrhea (high fecal fat)
A circumscribed collection of fluid rich in pancreatic enzymes, blood, and necrotic tissue
Ecchymosis around the flank caused by retroperitoneal hemorrhage
Grey Turner’s sign
What is the Dx? Epigastric pain radiating to back with elevated lipase
A 45 year old male alcoholic with epigastric abdominal pain and radiation to mid back develops ARDS. What is the most likely diagnosis?
acute pancreatitis and sepsis