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Alcoholic pancreatitis and midgut malrotation


M A Barree ,

Department of Radiology, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands, NL
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L Spaargaren,

Department of Radiology
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L F Crobach

Department of Internal Medicine, Diaconessenhuis Leiden, The Netherlands, NL
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Background: A 47-year-old male patient was referred to the hospital with severe epigastric pain for 2 days, starting after the celebration of Queen’s Day. A chronic intermittent high alcohol intake was suspected. The patient had experienced several similar episodes of pain in the past year. Besides an increased serum amylase and gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) there were no other significant abnormalities on clinical and chemical examinations. Abdominal ultrasonography (US) was performed, which showed a slightly enlarged pancreas

Keywords: Pancreatitis
How to Cite: Barree MA, Spaargaren L, Crobach LF. Alcoholic pancreatitis and midgut malrotation. JBR-BTR. 2012;95(3):128–9. DOI:
Published on 01 May 2012.
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