Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Acute Pancreatitis is a Presenting Feature of COVID-19

AlSaraj F1 *, Yamak H1 , Deduchova A2 , ElHaout J1 and Abdelkarim M1

1 Department of General Internal Medicine, Parkview Hospital, UAE 2 Department of Gastroenterology, Parkview Hospital, UAE

*Correspondance to: Fuad AlSaraj 

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Abstract

A 63-year-old lady presented to the emergency department complaining of severe abdominal pain, fever with loss of taste and smell of one-week duration. She had history of a right-sided nephrectomy. Laboratory and radiological investigations confirmed the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis with COVID-19. The management was conservative and the patient discharged after 16 days of hospital admission. We reporting, acute pancreatitis is the presenting feature however in previous reports of COVID-19, it may be a complication. Therefore, clinicians should be aware of gastrointestinal symptoms in the current pandemic.

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Citation:

AlSaraj F, Yamak H, Deduchova A, ElHaout J, Abdelkarim M. Acute Pancreatitis is a Presenting Feature of COVID-19. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2021; 6: 1942..

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