Risk Factors Associated With Biliary Pancreatitis in Children
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 04/23/2012Ma MH et al.
Hispanic ethnicity is a risk factor and aspartate aminotransferase is a biomarker for biliary pancreatitis over other causes. Furthermore, obesity can distinguish gallstone– from sludge–induced pancreatitis. These findings may spur prospective studies to determine the optimal evaluation and management of children with biliary pancreatitis.
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