ISSN 1308-8734 | E-ISSN 1308-8742
Case Report
Dengue Fever Presenting as Acute Pancreatitis
1 Department of General Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India  
Eurasian J Med 2010; 42: 151-152

Key Words: Amylase, Dengue fever, Pancreatitis

A 56-year-old non-alcoholic male was admitted with complaints of severe abdominal pain and was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis after blood investigations and a computed tomography scan of the abdomen. He developed a high-grade fever on the third day of admission, and serology tested positive for dengue. Treatment for dengue was instituted, leading to a good response and complete resolution of pancreatitis. The patient has been doing well and has had no recurrence of pancreatitis at the end of one year of follow-up.

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