n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Case report : pancreatitis in a child on antiretroviral therapy : case report

Volume 24, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... case report a 5-year-old HIV-infected child on antiretroviral therapy (art) (stavudine, lamivudine and efavirenz) for the preceding 2 years presented to the outpatients' department at red cross War Memorial children's Hospital with a history of vomiting and epigastric pain. these symptoms had been present intermittently for the previous 2 - 3 months after the ingestion of food. Weight loss of 1 - 2 kg over the preceding 3 months was noted. there was no associated fever, diarrhoea, cough or headache. the child was not receiving any other medication and there was no history of trauma. on physical examination, there was ..

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