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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inflammation of the pancreas.
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Inflammation of the pancreas. Of the many diverse causes of pancreatitis, the most common are alcohol and gallstones.
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chronic or acute inflammation of the pancreas
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