Azathioprine induced acute pancreatitis in a case of photoallergic contact dermatitis

Taso Beyong., Bhupen Barman., Iadarilang Tiewsoh., Sameer Joshi and Jyoti Prasad Kalita

Drug toxicity is a well-known cause of non-alcohol, nonbiliary acute pancreatitis. Azathioprine is a definite cause of drug induced pancreatitis, especially in patients with crohn’s disease and following transplantation. The disease course is usually mild and self remitting with withdrawal of the drug. We are reporting a case of azathioprine induced pancreatitis in a patient with Photo-allergic dermatitis.

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