Acute Pancreatitis Complicated By Vascular Emboli

pezhman alavi nejad, Eskandar Hajiani, Abazar Parsi


This was a case of acute pancreatitis who complicated by left side hemiplegia and dysarthria. It diagnosed as Lacunar infarction and therapy with intravenous heparin started according to neurologist order. In third day of admission, the patient suddenly got dyspnea, tachycardia and tachypnea. Infusion of heparin continued with clinical diagnosis of pulmonary emboli and also warfarin added to his therapeutic regimen. The clinical condition of patient gradually got better and on 7th day of admission, he could tolerate oral regimen without any respiratory difficulty and his hemiplegia improved. On the following day, he discharged from ward with prescription of warfarin.



Acute pancreatitis, Lacunar infarction, Pulmonary emboli

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