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GET SMASHED

May 09, 2009 - 0 comments
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pancreatitis

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Acute pancreatitis



Did you know that the acronym "GET SMASHED" is used to jog the memories of doctors and students to the causes of pancreatitis...!!  GET SMASHED stands for Gallstones, Ethanol, Trauma, Steroids, Mumps, Autoimmune disease,Scorpion bites, Hyperlipiddaemia (and Hypercalcaemia), ERCP (a telescopeinvestigation of liver ducts), Drugs - also pregnancy and no cause found.

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