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  1. Chronic Pancreatitis

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

  2. Acute Pancreatitis

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

  3. Acute Pancreatitis

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

  4. Chronic Pancreatitis

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

  5. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

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

  6. Gastrointestinal Malabsorption

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    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. ,...

  7. Gallstones

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    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...

  8. ERCP

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    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...

  9. Alcohol-related Problems

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    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...

  10. The Pancreas

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

  11. Choledochal Cysts

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    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...

  12. Left Upper Quadrant Pain

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

  13. Jaundice

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    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....

  14. Hyperparathyroidism

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    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....

  15. Pancreatic Cancer

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    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.

  16. Nausea and Vomiting

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    Other causes Appendicitis , inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) , kidney stones , stomach ulcers and gallstones can all cause severe tummy (abdominal) pain and nausea and vo...

  17. Endoscopic Ultrasound Scan

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    For example, to detect inflammation of the pancreas ( chronic pancreatitis) or fluid-filled sacs (cysts) of the pancreas. Examine the structure of the heart (an echocardiogram). , gall...

  18. Cholecystitis

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    These include appendicitis, a stomach ulcer, pancreatitis and pneumonia. All of these can make you seriously unwell so it's important to get the diagnosis right.

  19. MMR Immunisation

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    It is usually a mild illness but complications occur in some children, such as inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) , inflammation of the testicles (orchitis) , meningitis and infl...

  20. Pancreatic Exocrine Tumours

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    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 ] ...