Most common cause of death in acute pancreatitis

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Q. Most Common Cause of death in early acute Pancreatitis is ( Free Questions on Pancreas) 
 a) Renal Failure
b) Cardiac failure
c) Respiratory Failure
d) Uncontrolled Coagulopathy

Ans

c
Respiratory failure is the cause of death in the early phase (7 days). The pulmonary manifestations of pancreatitis include atelectasis and acute lung injury where as infective complications are the cause of death in late phase.
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