pancreatitis

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inflammation of the pancreas

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The doctor treats chronic pancreatitis by relieving pain and managing the nutritional and metabolic problems.
Other, even more silent and potentially more deadly disorders include (1) acute and chronic pancreatitis, each often very painful; (2) cystic fibrosis, which affects pancreatic function; and (3) organ tumors, either benign or malignant.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy coupled with KRAS mutation assay to distinguish pancreatic cancer from pseudotumoral chronic pancreatitis.
Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is a progressive inflammatory disease leading to irreversible destruction of the pancreas.
He did not give a past history suggestive of peptic ulcer disease, chronic pancreatitis, alcohol consumption or chronic liver disease.
Microscopic examination findings of the pancreas can be very difficult to interpret owing to extensive desmoplastic fibrosis associated with neoplasia, acute and chronic pancreatitis, and tissue necrosis.
Post-Frey procedure quality of life in South African patients with painful chronic pancreatitis.
of Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues examined differences in microRNA in whole blood between patients with pancreatic cancer (n = 409) and healthy participants (n = 312) and patients with chronic pancreatitis (n = 25) to identify diagnostic panels of microRNAs for use in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
These can include chronic pancreatitis and cystic fibrosis.
The researchers examined differences in microRNA in whole blood between patients with pancreatic cancer (n = 409) and healthy participants (n = 312) and patients with chronic pancreatitis (n = 25) to identify diagnostic panels of microRNAs.
Early chronic pancreatitis remains a diagnostic challenge as there is no gold standard for the diagnosis and pancreatic biopsy is risky and impractical.
Chronic pancreatitis increases the risk of pancreatic cancer.
These include Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones, colon cancer, chronic pancreatitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
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