In acute pancreatitis, the pancreas quickly swells due to inflammation. The pancreas is a small digestive organ that sits behind the stomach.
Within a week, most people with acute pancreatitis begin to feel better, and they typically recover completely. (Source)
How To Remember Acute Pancreatitis Causes ?
Acute Pancreatitis Causes :
- Autoimmune (Polyarteritis Nodosa)
- Scorpion stings
- Hyperlipidemia/ Hypercalcemia
- Drugs (including azathioprine and diuretics)
Mnemonic: “GET SMASHED“
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Acute Pancreatitis Causes
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.
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