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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 105-107

Hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis in pregnancy and its management issues: A case-based study

1 Elite Endocrinology and Diabetes Super Specialty Clinic, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Biochemistry, Maheshwara Medical College, Patancheru, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
4 Department of Gastroenterology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Kondapur, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/am.am_18_20

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Hyperlipidemia in pregnancy has grave complications; lipid levels in pregnancy are influenced by genetic and hormonal factors, primarily due to estrogen. Here, we present a case of acute pancreatitis with hypertriglyceridemia presenting during the second trimester of pregnancy. We also discuss the management issues of this entity during pregnancy.

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