n South African Gastroenterology Review - Gastric outlet obstruction caused by drug-induced focal pancreatitis : case report
|Article Title||Gastric outlet obstruction caused by drug-induced focal pancreatitis : case report|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Publication Date||Nov 2003|
|Pages||16 - 17|
Gastric outlet obstruction caused by drug-induced focal pancreatitis finding of note was on abdominal examination. There was a fullness in the epigastrium which was tympanic on percussion. He had mild tenderness in the epigastrium. There was no palpable mass. Blood tests showed an Hb of 14gm/dl, a white count of 18,900/mm3 with an absolute neutrophilia and a left shift. The ESR was 40mm/hour. The C-reactive protein was 7mg/l (normal <10).
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