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Acute Pancreatitis complications
Acute Pancreatitis

Complications could include:

  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome is a lung condition. It occurs when fluid fills up the air sacs in your lungs. It can eventually lead to organ failure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If the bleeding occurs in your esophagus, stomach, or initial portion of the small intestine, it is considered upper GI bleeding.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A pancreatic pseudocyst is a collection of tissue and fluids that forms on your pancreas.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pleural effusion, also called "water on the lung," is an excessive buildup of fluid between your lungs and chest cavity.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Oliguria is the medical term for a decreased output of urine. Oliguria is considered to be a urinary output of less than 400 milliliters, which is less than about 13.5 ounces, over the course of 24 hours.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A collapse of the lung occurs when air from the lung leaks into the chest cavity. Find out more about a collapsed lung, including symptoms and treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Acute kidney tubular necrosis is caused when blood cannot reach the tissues and cells of the kidneys due to a blockage or restriction. This causes damage.
    Source:HLCMS
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