Acute Pancreatitis Induced by Methimazole Therapy
Case Reports in Gastroenterology, 05/24/2012
Abraham A et al. – The authors present the case of an 80–year–old woman who presented with complaints of abdominal pain. Her medications included methimazole (MMI) which she had been on for the past 3 months. Computed tomography of her abdomen showed peripancreatic fat stranding with trace amount of surrounding fluid, along with amylase and lipase levels suggestive of acute pancreatitis.