CHARLES R. TOURTELLOTTE, M.D.; RUSSELL D. TYLER, M.D.
Interest in the relationship between diabetes mellitus, hyperlipemia and pancreatitis was stimulated early by sporadic reports of lactescent serum found incidentally in cases of diabetes mellitus and pancreatitis. This interest has been increasing in the last few years with the appearance of many articles with detailed serum lipid partitions which shed further light on this subject. The problem is to determine what etiologic relationship exists between these conditions.
Brunner,1 Gardner,2 Edmondson3 and others4, 5, 6 have shown that hyperlipemia occurs in acute and in chronic relapsing pancreatitis. It was suggested by Kennedy and Collett7 and by Klatskin and Gordon8 that
TOURTELLOTTE CR, TYLER RD. HYPERLIPEMIA ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETES MELLITUS AND PANCREATITIS: A CASE REPORT WITH AUTOPSY1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:691–698. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-4-691
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(4):691-698.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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