Document Type : Case Report


1 Trauma Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical SciensesSciences, Yazd, Iran

2 Department of Emergency , Shahid Rahnemoon Hospital, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

3 Shahid Sadoughi Hospital, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

4 Shahid Rahnemoon Hospital, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran


BACKGROUND: Acute pancreatitis has different etiologies from biliary stone to metabolic disturbances. Coronary angiography is one of the newly understood etiologies. CASE REPORT: This paper is about a women suffering from acute pancreatitis after coronary angiography. CONCLUSION: Embolization of cholesterol crystals due to vessel wall trauma during coronary angiography as well as contrast medium are responsible for such side effect.  


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