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Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic Pancreatitis is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Chronic pancreatitis is defined as irreversible structural damage to the pancreas resulting in focal or diffuse destruction, sclerosis or pancreatic duct abnormalities with one of the following [1]

  • abdominal pain consistent with pancreatitis or pancreatic laboratory values greater than three times normal
  • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • endocrine pancreatic insufficiency

see also Acute Pancreatitis

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Last updated: June 23, 2017


Diesen, Diana L. "Chronic Pancreatitis." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2017. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829601/all/Chronic_Pancreatitis.
Diesen DL. Chronic Pancreatitis. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829601/all/Chronic_Pancreatitis. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Diesen, D. L. (2017). Chronic Pancreatitis. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829601/all/Chronic_Pancreatitis
Diesen DL. Chronic Pancreatitis [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829601/all/Chronic_Pancreatitis.
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