pancreatitis

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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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66% accounted for gallstone complications (such as gallstone pancreatitis, cholecystitis, obstructive jaundice, Mirizzi's syndrome, mucocele and empyema gallbladder) and 1.
Mild AP was more seen in male patients and more gallstone pancreatitis was seen in females.
One was 38 years old, presented with gallstone pancreatitis and had a cholecystectomy 4 weeks after initial presentation.
Exclusion criteria included patients with USG findings of acute cholecystitis, empyema gallbladder, cholangitis, gallstone pancreatitis, choledocholithiasis, patients having coexisting gall bladder malignancy, patients having previous history of upper midline laparotomy and patients with positive Hepatitis B and C serology.
3) Gallstone pancreatitis is more common in patient populations that are elderly, female or Caucasian (non-Hispanic).
Another important use of laparoscopic drainage is for patients with gallstone pancreatitis.
Early routine endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography strategy versus early conservative management strategy in acute gallstone pancreatitis.
Also the incidence of alcohol association with acute pancreatitis has significantly increased in the male, while gallstone pancreatitis is predominantly a disease of the female.
It's particularly important that patients admitted with gallstone pancreatitis undergo cholecystectomy prior to discharge.
Current diagnosis and management of gallstone pancreatitis.
Ursodiol also is contraindicated in patients with allergies to bile acids, or who are undergoing cholecystectomy for other reasons, possibly including gallstone pancreatitis, biliary obstruction, and acute cholecystitis (Karch, 2010).
A 21 year old, previously fit and well male soldier presented as an emergency with gallstone pancreatitis of moderate severity on Glasgow scoring.