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  1. Chronic Pancreatitis | Condition Leaflet

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

  2. Acute Pancreatitis | Condition Leaflet

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

  3. Chronic Pancreatitis | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  4. Acute Pancreatitis | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  5. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  6. Gallstones | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  7. Alcohol and Liver Disease - Causes | Condition Leaflet

    Severe inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). Mental health problems, including depression and anxiety. Sexual difficulties such as impotence.

  8. ERCP | Condition Leaflet

    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. The Pancreas | Condition Leaflet

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

  10. Alcohol-related Problems | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  11. Choledochal Cysts | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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. Jaundice | Condition Leaflet

    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....

  13. Hyperparathyroidism | Condition Leaflet

    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....

  14. Pancreatic Cancer | Condition Leaflet

    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.

  15. Endoscopic Ultrasound Scan | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  16. Nausea and Vomiting | Condition Leaflet

    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. MMR Immunisation | Condition Leaflet

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

  18. Wilson's Disease | Condition Leaflet

    Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). Menstrual problems. Repeated miscarriage in women. Premature 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis).

  19. Bornholm Disease | Condition Leaflet

    Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) . Diabetes . Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy) .

  20. Compartment Syndrome | Condition Leaflet

    It tends to affect people who are critically ill due to injury to their abdomen, bleeding inside their abdomen, or who have other abdominal problems such as inflammation of the pancreas gland (pan...