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Ectopic Pancreatic tissue could be present in what locations?
- meckels diverticulum
What is the basic pathology of acute pancreatitis?
- fat necrosis
What are the causes of acute pancreatitis?
- Scorpion Sting
- ERCP-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Risk factor for pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
- pancreatitis---etoh induced
Hep B antigen is associated with what vasculitis?
Poly arteritis nodosa
3 Infectious causes of Acute Pancreatitis?
- Mycoplasma Pneumoniae
What is the relationship between the calcium level in blood and pancreatitis?
hypercalcemia--activate autolytic enzymes which leads to fat necrosis which consumes calium leading to HYPOCALCEMIA
What is a bad prognosis sign for acute pancreatitis?
- migratory thrombophlebitis
- Procoagulopathic state bc of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
obstructive jaundice with palpapble gallbladder
Hemorrhagic pancreatitis can lead to what severe complication?
Activation of what enzyme triggers autodigestion of pancreas in acute pancreatitis?
What marker is more specific for acute pancreatits?
- Lipase appears later but more specific
- Amylase appears early
How is ARDS developed from Acute Pancreatitis?
acture pancreatits-->shock--->ARDS bc of increased vessel permeability
What are the differentials for acute abdomen?
- perforated peptic ulcer
- perforated diverticulitis
What is the difference between acute and chronic pancreatitis?
chronic is just like + fibrosis
dilated fluid cavity covered by epithelium
dilated fluid filled cavity lined by fibrotic tissue
What syndrome gives pancreatic/acini cysts?
Von Hippel Disease
When do Pancreatic Pseudocysts form?
after an acute case of pancreatitis
WHich pancreatic cystoadenomas are benign?
What is the Oncogene mutation associated with Pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
Pancreatic cancer in the head or neck of pancreas would present how?
Pruritis, jaundice, pale stools, dark urine, steatorrhea, Fat soluble vitamin deficiency
Whats responsible for desmoplasia?
body's immune response to neoplasm
What kind of neoplasm is pancreatic cancer?
Two markers in Pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
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