ISSN 1941-5923


Acute biliary pancreatitis in 11 years old boy - case report

Barbara Gumkowska-Kamińska, Piotr Landowski, Maria Korzon

CaseRepClinPractRev 2001; 2(3):200-202

ID: 475229


We present case of 11 year old boy with recurrent acute pancreatitis. During first episode of pancreatitis there were no complications. Clinical investigations showed no etiological cause of inflammation. During the second hospitalization performed endoscopy of upper gastrointestinal tract showed presence of single biliary stone in Vater papilla. The stone was removed and regression of symptoms, normalizations of distases and ultrasonographic imaging of pancreas were observed. From that time the boy feel well, has no symptoms in spite of return to normal diet and to extensive physical exercise.

Keywords: acute pancreatitis, children, Cholelithiasis