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Acute pancreatitis and gastric dilatation in a patient with anorexia nervosa.
  1. S. A. Backett

    Abstract

    A case is described in which a young woman undergoing treatment for anorexia nervosa developed gastric dilatation and acute pancreatitis. Two previous reports have described these as complications of anorexia nervosa and in view of this case attention is drawn to a possible association between these conditions. The importance of monitoring the anorectic patient's clinical state during the early phase of treatment is stressed.

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