noun inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain
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(pan″kre-ә-ti´tis) inflammation of the pancreas, which may be acute or chronic and is often complicated by autodigestion of pancreatic tissue by its own enzymes. The most common causes are complications from alcoholism and biliary tract conditions such as gallstones.
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inflammation of the pancreas, either acute or chronic. The disorder is most commonly caused by excessive intake of alcohol, trauma, and obstruction ... [2 related articles]
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acute or chronic inflammation of the pancreas, which may be asymptomatic or symptomatic, and which is due to autodigestion of a pancreatic tissue by its own enzymes. It is caused most often by alcoholism or biliary tract disease; less commonly it may be associated with hyperlipaemia, hyperparathyroi...
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Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. It occurs when pancreatic enzymes (especially trypsin) that digest food are activated in the pancreas instead of the small intestine. It may be acute – beginning suddenly and lasting a few days, or chronic – occurring over many years. It has multipl...
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inflammation and irritation of the pancreas. Can be caused by several conditions. Infection is one, duct blockage is another.
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Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, which may occur as an acute, painful attack, or it may be a chronic condition resulting in gradual symptoms over a long time. Pancreatitis is caused by a buildup of digestive enzymes within the pancreas. Chronic pancreatis often follows long-term exce...
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Inflammation of the pancreas. Chronic pancreatitis may cause diabetes and problems with digestion. Pain is the primary symptom.
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1) Inflammation 2) Inflammation of the pancreas 3) Redness 4) Rubor
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