A rare case report of acute necrotizing pancreatitis being the sole extra-pulmonary manifestation of COVID-19

Bigyan Keshari Kapardar, Soumya Ranjan Pradhan


The current pandemic of Corona virus disease (COVID) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Commonly the disease presents as symptoms suggestive of upper respiratory tract infection to severe acute respiratory infection syndrome (SARI). However various extra-pulmonary manifestations related to gastrointestinal system and hepatobiliary system including acute pancreatitis have been reported quite frequently. Here we report a case of COVID-19 who presented with acute necrotizing pancreatitis without any respiratory symptoms.


COVID-19, Acute necrotizing pancreatitis, Viral pancreatitis, Extra-pulmonary manifestation

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