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Can anyone please explain to me if a patient has an attack of acute pancreatitis due to hypercalcemia,
Does his lab investigation show hyper or hypocalcemia?
In other words in a state of hypercalcemia does it always lead to saponification and drop in Calcium level?

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Can anyone please explain to me if a patient has an attack of acute pancreatitis due to hypercalcemia,
Does his lab investigation show hyper or hypocalcemia?
In other words in a state of hypercalcemia does it always lead to saponification and drop in Calcium level?

Thanks in advance!
Acute pancreatitis is mostly a sequel or subclinical compication of many abdominal trauma or even a carcinoma. In many cases, inflammation occurs due to over activation of digestive enzymes (trypsinogen) casuing organ inflammation.
So cutting the pathophysiology short, follow up from your biochemistry to understand then that lab results will logicallly be:
- Glycosuria due hyperamylases and lipases in blood: thus emulsification of urin.
- Hypocalcemia.
and other Histopath findings like pancreatic cell necrosis. etc
 

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Acute pancreatitis

In AHP (ACUTE Hemorrhagic Pancreatits), Findings will:
- Necrosis of pancreatic parenchymal cells.
- Vascular necrosis (vascular hemorrhage).
And this more severe condition and is associated with clinical findings (SS; sign and symptoms) like tachycardia, nosea and severe abdomincal pain.
Well, hope you have more findings.
 
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