TO STUDY THE RISK FACTORS ETIOLOGY OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS
Keywords:Risk factor, Pancreatitis, Gall sone
Background: The most important aetiological factors for acute pancreatitis are either biliary tract stone disease or alcohol, which account for approximately 75-80% of all cases of acute pancreatitis
Methods: This study was conducted in the department of surgery, RNT Medical College and Maharana Bhupal Govt. Hospital, Udaipur. A total of 35 cases of acute pancreatitis were studied
Results: In our study of 35 cases of acute pancreatitis, 14(40%) patient had alcoholic pancreatitis, while 13(37.2%) patient had gall stone pancreatitis. In 8(22.8%) patient cause was undetected.
Conclusion: Alcohol abuse and gall stones were main etiological factors with almost equal frequency.
Keywords: Risk factor, Pancreatitis, Gall sone
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