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Ciprofloxacin induced pancreatitis : Has this condition been overlooked ?

Journal Volume 79 - 2016
Issue Fasc.1 - Letters
Author(s) Ayşe Kefeli, Adem Aktürk, Abdullah özgür Yeniova, Sebahat Basyigit
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(1) Gastroenterology Department, (2) Radiology Department, Siirt State Hospital, Siirt, Turkey ; (3) Gastroenterology Department, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey ; (4) Gastroenterology Department, Kecioren Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Ciprofloxacin is used extensively for various infec- tious conditions, and its most common adverse effects are vomiting and abdominal pain. Acute pancreatitis (AP) has also been reported as an adverse effect related to ciprofloxacin (1,2), but ciprofloxacin-induced pancre- atitis (CIP) is a very rare condition. Thus, CIP might be overlooked in some cases. Herein, we present a rare case of CIP.

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