Causes of Acute Pancreatitis Medical Mnemonics

Causes of Acute Pancreatitis

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Idiopathic
Gallstones (45%)
Ethanol (35%)
Tumors (pancreas, Ampulla)
Scorpion stings
Microbiological (mumps,CMV,EBV)etc
Autoimmune (SLE, Crohn’s, PAN)
Surgery/Trauma
Hyperlipidemia
Emboli/Ischemia
Drugs/Toxins