Much caution does no harm! Organophosphate poisoning often c
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Organophosphates are widely used as agricultural chemicals; however, they have a high degree of human toxicity. Organophosphate poisoning (OP) is associated with multiple complications. One rare complication is acute pancreatitis. Pancreatitis due to OP is caused by increased pressure within the pancreatic duct as a result of increased exocrine secretion of pancreatic fluid. Generally, acute pancreatitis due to OP is mild. In fact, one previous report showed that the effect of organophosphates on the pancreas disappears in approximately 72 hours, and complicated acute pancreatitis often improves in 3–5 days. This article reports a severe case of acute pancreatitis requiring more than 2 weeks of treatment that developed as a result of OP with malathion that improved with hemodiafiltration (HDF)...

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