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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. There's always a small amount of liquid inside your lungs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure. Low blood pressure is good in most cases, but it may lead to fatigue, dizziness, or even loss of consciousness. It can be a symptom of an underlying condition.
    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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