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Scoring System for Separating Gallstone from Alcoholic Pancreatitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with acute pancreatitis for the probability of gallstone disease using the score of Blamey et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K85.1, K85.2

Description:

Blamey et al identified clinical and laboratory factors associated with gallstone pancreatitis. This can help separate patients with gallstones from those with nongallstone pancreatitis. The authors are from the Royal Infirmary and Glasgow University in Glasgow.

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