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    Acute Pancreatitis Conditions

    Acute Pancreatitis, What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis means inflammation of the pancreas. There are two types: Acute pancreatitis - the inflammation develops quick...

    Chronic Pancreatitis Conditions

    Chronic Pancreatitis, What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis means inflammation of the pancreas. There are two types. Acute pancreatitis - the inflammation develops qui...

    Acute Pancreatitis Professional

    Acute Pancreatitis, It should not be confused with chronic pancreatitis. See separate Chronic Pancreatitis article. Epidemiology The incidence of acute pancreatit...

    Chronic Pancreatitis Professional

    Chronic Pancreatitis, Large duct pancreatitis versus small duct pancreatitis [ 3 ] It is thought that there are two pathological subtypes of chronic pancreatitis: large duct ...

    Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Professional

    ERCP and acute pancreatitis Some patients wtih severe acute pancreatitis with evidence of biliary tract obstruction have an ERCP. , gallstones pancreatitis endoscop...

    Alcohol-related Problems Professional

    The amylase is high in acute pancreatitis but may be normal in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatitis can be associated with a number of complications such as shoc...

    Choledochal Cysts Professional

    Symptoms are often due to the associated complications of ascending cholangitis and pancreatitis. Complications associated with all types of choledochal cysts result from bile stasis, ston...

    Gastrointestinal Malabsorption Conditions

    The most common causes in the UK are coeliac disease, Crohn's disease and chronic pancreatitis. However, the malabsorption of simple carbohydrates affects about 1 in 4 people in Europe. ,...

    Gallstones and Bile Conditions

    They sometimes cause pain, yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice), inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) and gallbladder inflammation. Surgery is the usual treatment...

    ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) Conditions

    ERCP is a very useful procedure, as it can be used both to diagnose and to treat various conditions, such as: Gallstones. Acute pancreatitis - inflammation of the pancreas t...

    The Pancreas Conditions

    Some disorders of the pancreas Cancer of the pancreas Cancer of the pancreas Diabetes - type 1 Pancreatitis - acute Pancreatitis - chronic Further mor...

    Pancreatic Exocrine Tumours Professional

    There is no difference in incidence between the sexes. [ 2 ] Due to poor survival rates, incidence and mortality rates are similar at approximately 9 per 100,000 population per annum. [ 4 ] ...

    Left Upper Quadrant Pain Conditions

    Pancreas problems, such as acute pancreatitis or chronic pancreatitis . Problems with your heart, lungs or the major blood vessel in your tummy (the aorta).

    Common causes Other causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Jaundice Conditions

    See separate leaflets called Acute Pancreatitis and Chronic Pancreatitis for more details. Biliary atresia . In this condition, part or all of the bile ducts become inflamed....

    Epigastric Pain Professional

    Typically the pain is worse at night. Pancreatitis - acute pain which radiates to the back. It is usually accompanied by vomiting. The pain may be relieved by sitting forward.

    Intra-abdominal Sepsis and Abscesses Professional

    Liver/biliary tract/pancreas/spleen/kidneys - cholecystitis. malignancy, pancreatitis, endocarditis. Genitourinary tract - pelvic inflammatory disease, malignancy. Epidemiology ...

    Pancreatic Cancer Conditions

    Persistent inflammation of the pancreas (chronic pancreatitis) . Most cases of chronic pancreatitis are due to drinking a lot of alcohol. There are other less common causes.

    Hyperparathyroidism Conditions

    This doesn't usually cause any symptoms. Pancreatitis . This is inflammation of your pancreas gland. Rarely, a high level of calcium due to hyperparathyroidism can cause pancreatitis....

    Opisthorchiasis Professional

    Differential diagnosis Viral hepatitis . Pancreatitis . Inflammatory bowel disease . Leishmaniasis . Primary biliary cirrhosis . [ 3 ] Tuberculosis .

    Gallstones and Cholecystitis Professional

    Other presentations Cholangitis See the separate Cholangitis article. Pancreatitis See the separate Acute Pancreatitis and Chronic Pancreatitis articles....

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