Ann Arthritis Clin Rheumatol | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Study | Open Access

Lupus Pancreatitis in City Rheumatological Consultation in Bamako (Mali)

Boureima Kodio1 *, Ousmane Dé2 , Hamsatou Cissé3 and Idrissa Ah Cissé4

1Department of Rheumatology, Clinique Primum Non Nocere, Bamako, Mali 2Department of Gastroenterology, Polyclinique Pasteur, Bamako, Mali 3Department of Infectious Diseases, Kati University Teaching Hospital, Mali 4Department of Rheumatology, Point-G University Teaching Hospital of Bamako, Mal

*Correspondance to: Boureima Kodio 

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Lupus pancreatitis is a rare but potentially severe entity. It is a visceral complication of multifactorial and poorly elucidated pathogenesis. The diagnosis combines two of the three criteria: Typical pain, the elevation of pancreatic enzymes above three time's normal, and imaging. Improved prognosis depends on early diagnosis and efficient treatment. We describe the diagnostic approach and clinical features of a 19-year-old Melanoderma patient


Pancreatitis; Systemic Lupus; Mali


Kodio B, Dé O, Cissé H, Ah Cissé I. Lupus Pancreatitis in City Rheumatological Consultation in Bamako (Mali). Ann Arthritis Clin Rheumatol. 2022; 5(1): 1024.

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