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Case 29 

Case 29
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Case 29
Author(s):

Alissa J. Walsh

, Otto C. Buchel

, Jane Collier

, and Simon P.L. Travis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199557899.003.29
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date: 13 November 2018

A 50-year-old male university science lecturer presented for follow up with his gastroenterologist. He had previously had recurrent acute pancreatitis with four episodes over a period of 3 years, each with a marked increase in serum amylase. The last attack was a year ago. He denied drinking any alcohol. A cholecystectomy had been carried out after his second attack of pancreatitis. He reported some postprandial fullness and 4kg weight loss. He had no other medical history and was on no medication. Examination was normal.

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