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Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) associated with severe acute pancreatitis: Case report on three family members

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title = "Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) associated with severe acute pancreatitis: Case report on three family members",
abstract = "BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Abdominal pain is one of the known symptoms associated with coronavirus disease 2019. Little is known about the development of acute pancreatitis as a complication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. This case report describes the presentation of acute pancreatitis in two of three family members with severe COVID-19 infection.METHODS: Data were collected from three family members admitted with COVID-19 to the intensive care unit in March 2020. This study was reviewed and approved by the local data and ethics committee (31-1521-253).RESULTS: Two of the three family members were diagnosed with acute pancreatitis associated with SARS-CoV-2. Other causes of acute pancreatitis were excluded for both patients (including alcohol, biliary obstruction/gall stones, drugs, trauma, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercalcemia, and hypotension).CONCLUSIONS: These cases highlight acute pancreatitis as a complication associated with COVID-19 and underlines the importance of measuring pancreas-specific plasma amylase in patients with COVID-19 and abdominal pain.",
keywords = "Acute pancreatitis, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Severe acute pancreatitis, Viral pancreatitis",
author = "Amer Hadi and Mikkel Werge and Kristiansen, {Klaus Tjelle} and Pedersen, {Ulf G{\o}ttrup} and Karstensen, {John G{\'a}sdal} and Srdan Novovic and Gluud, {Lise Lotte}",
note = "Copyright {\circledC} 2020 IAP and EPC. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
year = "2020",
month = "6",
doi = "10.1016/j.pan.2020.04.021",
language = "English",
volume = "20",
pages = "665--667",
journal = "Pancreatology",
issn = "1424-3903",
publisher = "S./Karger AG",
number = "4",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) associated with severe acute pancreatitis

T2 - Case report on three family members

AU - Hadi, Amer

AU - Werge, Mikkel

AU - Kristiansen, Klaus Tjelle

AU - Pedersen, Ulf Gøttrup

AU - Karstensen, John Gásdal

AU - Novovic, Srdan

AU - Gluud, Lise Lotte

N1 - Copyright © 2020 IAP and EPC. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

PY - 2020/6

Y1 - 2020/6

N2 - BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Abdominal pain is one of the known symptoms associated with coronavirus disease 2019. Little is known about the development of acute pancreatitis as a complication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. This case report describes the presentation of acute pancreatitis in two of three family members with severe COVID-19 infection.METHODS: Data were collected from three family members admitted with COVID-19 to the intensive care unit in March 2020. This study was reviewed and approved by the local data and ethics committee (31-1521-253).RESULTS: Two of the three family members were diagnosed with acute pancreatitis associated with SARS-CoV-2. Other causes of acute pancreatitis were excluded for both patients (including alcohol, biliary obstruction/gall stones, drugs, trauma, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercalcemia, and hypotension).CONCLUSIONS: These cases highlight acute pancreatitis as a complication associated with COVID-19 and underlines the importance of measuring pancreas-specific plasma amylase in patients with COVID-19 and abdominal pain.

AB - BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Abdominal pain is one of the known symptoms associated with coronavirus disease 2019. Little is known about the development of acute pancreatitis as a complication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. This case report describes the presentation of acute pancreatitis in two of three family members with severe COVID-19 infection.METHODS: Data were collected from three family members admitted with COVID-19 to the intensive care unit in March 2020. This study was reviewed and approved by the local data and ethics committee (31-1521-253).RESULTS: Two of the three family members were diagnosed with acute pancreatitis associated with SARS-CoV-2. Other causes of acute pancreatitis were excluded for both patients (including alcohol, biliary obstruction/gall stones, drugs, trauma, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercalcemia, and hypotension).CONCLUSIONS: These cases highlight acute pancreatitis as a complication associated with COVID-19 and underlines the importance of measuring pancreas-specific plasma amylase in patients with COVID-19 and abdominal pain.

KW - Acute pancreatitis

KW - COVID-19

KW - SARS-CoV-2

KW - Severe acute pancreatitis

KW - Viral pancreatitis

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U2 - 10.1016/j.pan.2020.04.021

DO - 10.1016/j.pan.2020.04.021

M3 - Journal article

VL - 20

SP - 665

EP - 667

JO - Pancreatology

JF - Pancreatology

SN - 1424-3903

IS - 4

ER -

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