A Case of Acute Pancreatitis with Occupational Exposure to Organophosphorus Compound

Goud, Manjunatha and Nayal, Bhavna (2012) A Case of Acute Pancreatitis with Occupational Exposure to Organophosphorus Compound. Toxicology International, 19 (2). pp. 223-224. ISSN 0971- 6580

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Abstract

Pesticides have contributed to dramatic increase in the quality and quantity in crop yields. Organophosphates are commonly used as insecticides in agriculture and are potent toxicants. Patients with organophosphorus poisoning may present with subclinical features of acute pancreatitis. Proper biochemical investigation and clinical correlation helps in diagnosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Organophosphorus poisoning; pesticide; acute pancreatitis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2013 06:03
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2013 06:03
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78544

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