Pankreatitis under graviditet på grund af genetisk betinget hypertriglyceridæmi

Translated title of the contribution: Hypertriglyceridaemia-induced pancreatitis during pregnancy caused by a genetic defect

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This is a case report of a 35-year-old secundigravida woman with recurrent episodes of hypertriglyceridaemia-induced acute pancreatitis during pregnancy, which is a rare but serious complication in pregnancy. The woman was normal weight, and she was not known with any metabolic disorders, but she had idiopathic splenomegaly, which might be explained by the high triglyceride levels. Later genetic analysis revealed a lipoprotein lipase gene mutation known to cause hypertriglyceridaemia. This shows, that it is important to consider genetic aetiology in normal weight pregnant women with hypertriglyceridaemia and pancreatitis.

Translated title of the contributionHypertriglyceridaemia-induced pancreatitis during pregnancy caused by a genetic defect
Original languageDanish
Article numberV05180329
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019

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