Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
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Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

Test your knowledge of the pathophysiology, clinical features, and potential complications of acute and chronic pancreatitis with this quiz. Learn about the epidemiology, causes, and clinical presentation of pancreatitis.

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Questions and Answers

What is the annual incidence of acute pancreatitis?

4.9 to 35 per 100,000

What percentage of patients with gallstones develop acute pancreatitis?

3-7%

What is the overall mortality rate of acute pancreatitis?

5%

What is the mechanism behind alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis?

<p>Relaxation of Sphincter of Oddi with reflux of duodenal contents</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic triglyceride level associated with hypertriglyceridemia-induced acute pancreatitis?

<p>&gt; 1000 mg/dL</p> Signup and view all the answers

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