Pancreatitis

Reza Alavi, M.D., Jeanne Clark, M.D.
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DEFINITION

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

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DEFINITION

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

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Last updated: May 9, 2015