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pan·cre·a·ti·tis

 (păng′krē-ə-tī′tĭs, păn′-)
n.
Inflammation of the pancreas.

pancreatitis

(ˌpæŋkrɪəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pancreas

pan•cre•a•ti•tis

(ˌpæn kri əˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌpæŋ-)

n.
inflammation of the pancreas.
[1835–45; < Greek pankreat-, s. of pánkreas pancreas + -itis]

pancreatitis

Inflammation of the pancreas, caused by gallstones, overconsumption of alcohol, or a viral infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancreatitis - inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

pan·cre·a·ti·tis

n. pancreatitis, infl. del páncreas;
acute ______ aguda;
hemorrhagic, acute ______ hemorrágica aguda.

pancreatitis

n pancreatitis f
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Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a frequent gastrointestinal emergency with high morbidity and mortality.
Acute pancreatitis is a consequence of intrafollicular activation of digestive enzymes, and results in anti-systemic release of pro-inflammatory cytokines [1].
Objective: To evaluate the frequency and contributing factors for acute pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography in patients with obstructive jaundice.
Twenty-eight patients were evaluated to have mild acute pancreatitis, whereas 16 were moderately severe and nine were severe based on the Revised Atlanta Classification.
Objective: To compare Early Oral Refeeding (EORF) with Routine Oral Refeeding (RORF) on outcome of patients of mild Acute Pancreatitis (AP) in terms of Mean Length of Hospital Stay (LOHS).
Computerized tomography (CT) scan of the chest and abdomen revealed findings consistent with pneumonia and acute pancreatitis, namely multiple patches in both zones of the lung [Figure 1]e and pancreatic edema [Figure 1]c.
In environments with low HIV infection rates, acute pancreatitis is common in HIV-positive individuals.
Serum amylase and lipase levels are the most commonly requested investigations in the emergency department for the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis (AP).
Forty-eight consecutive patients with acute pancreatitis who underwent contrast enhanced CT scan within 72 hours of presentation were included.
The presence of pleural effusion in patients with acute pancreatitis is an indication of more severe pancreatitis.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 25, 2017-CalciMedica awarded US FDA Fast-Track designation for CM4620 to treat acute pancreatitis
M2 PHARMA-May 25, 2017-CalciMedica awarded US FDA Fast-Track designation for CM4620 to treat acute pancreatitis

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