Pancreatitis is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Johns Hopkins Guides provide diagnosis, management, and treatment guidance for infectious diseases, diabetes, and psychiatric conditions. Explore these free sample topics:

Johns Hopkins Guides

~~ The first section of this topic is shown below ~~

DEFINITION

  • Refers to inflammation of the pancreas.
  • Common etiologies of acute pancreatitis include: gallstones, alcohol, hypercalcemia, drugs, infections, trauma.

~~ To view the remaining sections of this topic, please
or purchase a subscription ~~

Last updated: May 9, 2015