Emphysematous Pancreatitis: Reporting a Case of a Fatal Form of Pancreatitis

We report an extremely rare case of emphysematous pancreatitis in a 67 year old female patient suffering from bipolar disorder. The possible role of metabolic syndrome associated with atypical antipsychotic medication in the pathogenesis of emphysematous pancreatitis is discussed.


Evangelos D Lolis, Themistoklis Poulios, Alexandra Pentheroudaki, Alexios G Stavrou, Dimitrios Lytras, Athanasios Lioupis

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