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Common pancreatic diseases

  • Michael Lancaster-Smith
  • Kenneth G. D. Williams
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Part of the Problems in Practice Series book series (PRIP, volume 7)

Abstract

There are two major clinical subgroups of acute pancreatitis:
  1. (1)

    Acute pancreatitis refers to a single episode of inflammation of the pancreatic gland.

     
  2. (2)

    Relapsing acute pancreatitis which is characterized by recurrent attacks of inflammation.

     

Keywords

Acute Pancreatitis Chronic Pancreatitis Serum Amylase Paralytic Ileus Codeine Phosphate 
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Copyright information

© M. Lancaster-Smith 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lancaster-Smith
    • 1
  • Kenneth G. D. Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.Queen Mary’s HospitalSidcup, KentUK
  2. 2.Farnborough HospitalOrpington, KentUK

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