Non-Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia in Acute Pancreatitis

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avatar A Aminian * , +

how to cite: Aminian A. Non-Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia in Acute Pancreatitis. Shiraz E-Med J.8(1): 45-48.

Abstract

Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI) has been defined as diffuse intestinal ischemia that often results in intestinal gangrene in the presence of a patent arterial trunk with vasospasm. A few cases of severe acute pancreatitis have been reported to be complicated by NOMI. Here we report a case of acute hemorrhagic biliary pancreatitis with intestinal gangrene due to NOMI. Clinicians who manage acute pancreatitis should consider NOMI as one of the severe complications of this condition.

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