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Japanese Severity Scale (JSS) for Acute Pancreatitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with acute pancreatitis using the Japanese Severity Score (JSS).

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K85

Description:

The Japanese Severity Scale (JSS) has been used to grade the severity of acute pancreatitis in Japan. Development of the scale has been sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare.

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