- Interestingly, despite the common aetiology, concomitant cirrhosis and chronic pancreatitis is rare.
- Heart attacks, stroke, alcoholic hepatitis or pancreatitis can cause fever.
- Other effects include cardiomyopathy, peripheral neuropathy and pancreatitis.
- Nausea and vomiting caused by hypermotility or paralytic ileus secondary to pancreatitis often occurs.
- The pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis is not yet understood.
- Myocarditis, pancreatitis, and hepatitis have also been described occasionally in severe infections.
- After admission, 132 patients were assumed to have acute gallstone pancreatitis.
- It was noted that one patient had osteoporosis and another had pancreatitis.
- The most common causes of pancreatitis are gallstones and alcohol use.
- The process is self limiting in most cases and pathologically correlates with oedematous interstitial pancreatitis.