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Scoring System of Stimac et al to Distinguish Biliary from Alcoholic Pancreatitis

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

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Description:

Stimac et al developed a scoring system based on clinical laboratory findings which allows the differentiation between the 2 commonest causes of acute pancreatitis - biliary stone disease and alcoholism. The method is simple, noninvasive and readily available.

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