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Prince hospitalized in serious condition

April 8, 2005 at 2:15 PM

, Monaco, April 8 (UPI) -- Prince Ernst-August of Hanover, the husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, has been hospitalized in an intensive care unit with acute pancreatitis.

The palace issued a statement Friday saying: "He is under continuous surveillance. His condition is serious and requires permanent medical attention. ... Biological and radiological tests as well as a scan have been carried out to determine the scope of the ailment."

Officials have refused to confirm or deny reports the prince was in a coma.

The prince, 51, was admitted to Princess Grace Hospital Tuesday, the day before his father-in-law, Prince Rainier, died of multiple organ failure, hellomagazine.com reported.

Prince Ernst is a direct descendant of Britain's King George III and married Caroline in 1999.

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