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Journal Article


Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, Volume 27, Number 4, p.162-164 (2008)



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Isolated cases and small series of acute pancreatitis complicating viral infections have been reported. However, data on the natural history of such patients are sparse. We report a series of five patients of acute pancreatitis complicating diverse viral infections. During follow-up ranging from 6 to 36 months, two of these five patients developed evidence of chronic pancreatitis. Copyright © 2008 by Indian Society of Gastroenterology.


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Ga Rajesh, Nair, A. Sa, Narayanan, V. Aa, and Balakrishnan, Vab, “Acute pancreatitis in viral infections, with possible progression to chronic pancreatitis”, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 27, pp. 162-164, 2008.