A Case of Acute Pancreatitis with Occupational Exposure to Organophosphorus Compound
Keywords:Organophosphorus poisoning, pesticide, acute pancreatitis
AbstractPesticides have contributed to dramatic increase in the quality and quantity in crop yields. Organophosphates are commonly used as insecticides in agriculture and are potent toxicants. Patients with organophosphorus poisoning may present with subclinical features of acute pancreatitis. Proper biochemical investigation and clinical correlation helps in diagnosis.
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