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Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
0002-9378
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
173
Issue
1
Pages
187–191
Identifiers
PMID: 7631678
Source
Medline

Abstract

Most pregnant women with acute pancreatitis have associated biliary tract disease. With prompt hospitalization, supportive care, and surgical intervention when indicated, maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality are not prohibitive. Fetal death and preterm delivery may result from severe disease.

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