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Gestational diabetes complicated by severe hypertriglyceridemia and acute pancreatitis

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We present a case of severe acute pancreatitis in pregnancy associated with hypertriglyceridemia, gestational diabetes, sepsis and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The patient was successfully treated by antibiotics, parenteral feeding, intravenous insulin and bezafibrate and gave birth to a healthy boy at 40 weeks gestation.

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Bar-David, J., Mazor, M., Leiberman, J.R. et al. Gestational diabetes complicated by severe hypertriglyceridemia and acute pancreatitis. Arch Gynecol Obstet 258, 101–104 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00626031

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Key words

  • Pancreatitis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Pregnancy
  • Diabetes
  • ARDS