Severe Hypertriglyceridemia

  • Jessica S. Lilley
  • Sergio Fazio


1. To discuss a case of acute pancreatitis caused by severe hypertriglyceridemia. 2. To review the stressors that can cause significant hypertriglyceridemia in susceptible individuals. 3. To position the clinical presentation of pancreatitis as a corollary to diabetic ketoacidosis.


Severe hypertriglyceridemia Abdominal pain Dysmenorrhea Menstrual cramps Zoloft Contraceptive patch Premenstrual dysphoric disorder 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jessica S. Lilley
    • 1
  • Sergio Fazio
    • 2
  1. 1.Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric EndocrinologyUniversity of Mississippi School of MedicineJacksonUSA
  2. 2.William and Sonja Connor Chair of Preventive Cardiology, Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Pharmacology, Director, Center of Preventive Cardiology, Knight Cardiovascular InstituteOregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA

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