A Case of Acute Pancreatitis with Occupational Exposure to Organophosphorus Compound

Authors

  • Department of Biochemistry, Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah
  • Department of Pathology, KMC, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka
  • Department of Biochemistry, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore
  • Department of Nursing, Vidya Nursing College, Udupi
  • Department of Biochemistry, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore
  • Department of Biochemistry, BMC, Bangalore, Karnataka

Keywords:

Organophosphorus poisoning, pesticide, acute pancreatitis

Abstract

Pesticides 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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Published

2018-05-25

How to Cite

Goud, M., Nayal, B., Deepa, K., Devi, O. S., Devaki, R. N., & Anitha, M. (2018). A Case of Acute Pancreatitis with Occupational Exposure to Organophosphorus Compound. Toxicology International, 19(2), 223–223. Retrieved from https://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/toxi/article/view/21345

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Case Report