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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 120-123

Immunosuppression induced acute pancreatitis in renal transplant recipient – Imaging and interventional management


1 Department of Radiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Rai Barielly Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226014, India
2 Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Rai Barielly Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226014, India
3 Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Rai Barielly Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226014, India

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Hira Lal
Department of Radiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Rai Barielly Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226014
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.1016/j.ijt.2013.10.003

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Acute pancreatitis is a rare but often lethal complication in post-transplant patients. We describe a case of acute pancreatitis in a male patient 11 years after renal transplantation with azathioprine for immunosuppression as possible causative agent. Laboratory and imaging diagnosis of acute pancreatitis followed by successful endoscopic interventional management using transgastric catheter drainage is presented.


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