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Disease Pancreatitis, Chronic

Name Pancreatitis, Chronic
Synonym Chronic Pancreatitis
Definition INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS that is characterized by recurring or persistent ABDOMINAL PAIN with or without STEATORRHEA or DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the irregular destruction of the pancreatic parenchyma which may be focal, segmental, or diffuse.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D050500

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Pancreatitis, Chronic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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