USMLE Step 1 Review/Gastrointestinal

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Causes of Acute PancreatitisEdit

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  1. Gall stones
  2. Ethanol
  3. Trauma
  4. Steroids
  5. Mumps
  6. Autoimmune disease
  7. Scorpion venom
  8. Hyperlipidemia
  9. ERCP (dye)
  10. Drugs (Azathioprine, Asparginase, Mercaptopurines)

Alcohol and Gallstones are most common causes.


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