Chronic Pancreatitis

From a chronic pancreatitis is a persistent inflammation of the pancreas with permanent organ damage with fibrosis and Gangstrikturen, associated with worsening of exocrine and endocrine function. It can occur as a result of chronic alcohol abuse or be idiopathic. The initial symptoms are recurrent attacks of pain. In later stages of the disease, some patients develop malabsorption and glucose intolerance. The diagnosis is usually by imaging techniques such as…

September 3, 2018