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Int J Surg Case Rep


Valproic acid induced necrohemorragic pancreatitis: Case report and diagnostic approach in uncommon pancreatitis.


Barbosa S C, Cabrera P, Guerra B, Roman CF
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019; 60:126-129.
PMID: 31220680.


Acute pancreatitis (AP) is one of the most frequent gastrointestinal alterations in the United States. Medication induced AP has been undervalued in the surgical environment as etiologic entity of necrohemorragic pancreatitis (NHP). A case of NHP induced by valproic acid (VA) is presented, and an exclusion diagnostic algorithm is proposed.