Electronic ISSN 2287-0237

VOLUME

SIMVASTATIN-INDUCED ACUTE PANCREATITIS: A RARE SIDE EFFECT OF A STATIN

SEPTEMBER 2013 - VOL.6 | CASE REPORT
Keywords

acute pancreatitis, simvastatin, statin, HMG-CoA, side effect, drug induced pancreatitis

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Figure 1: MDCT of the upper abdomen with contrast enhancement, axial section reveals: A. infiltration of the peripancreatic fat planes (see arrows) central, dorsal and left anterior renal fascia, while the pancreas itself appears unremarkable.
B. normal gallbladder and common bile duct.
Table 1: Series of blood tests from admission to hospital discharge and follow up visit.
Table 2: Classification system of medication-associated acute pancreatitis.
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