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Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with COVID-19: A Case Report

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Antonija Verhaz*, Milan Petrovic, Snezana Ritan and Tanja Macanovic-Kostic

Dates: Received: 2022-10-31 | Accepted: 2022-11-13 | Published: 2022-11-14
Pages: 1317-1320


The global pandemic of the infectious disease coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a predominantly respiratory disease. Gastrointestinal symptoms occur in 15-20% of patients with COVID-19, however, there have not been many case reports of acute pancreatitis in patients with COVID-19. We presented the case of a 28-year-old girl suffering from COVID-19 with acute pancreatitis in the absence of other known etiological risk factors for pancreatitis. Laboratory analysis revealed a marked elevation of lipase and amylase. CT of the abdomen showed an edematous pancreas with diffuse enlargement. She was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis due to COVID-19 after carefully ruling out other causes. She was managed symptomatically, and improvement in her clinical condition was observed and was discharged with outpatient follow-up.

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Verhaz A, Petrovic M, Ritan S, Macanovic-Kostic T. Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with COVID-19: A Case Report. 2022 Nov 14; 3(11): 1317-1320. doi: 10.37871/jbres1599, Article ID: JBRES1599, Available at:

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