pancreatic cancer

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pancreatic cancer

The presence of a malignant tumor in the pancreas. Smoking and a diet high in fats or alcohol may contribute to the disease.
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Noun1.pancreatic cancer - cancer of the pancreas
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Patients who refused to participate in the study, those presenting after 48 hours of onset of pain, patients with other causes of hyperamylasemia and with carcinoma pancreas were excluded from study.
Malignancies found in females were carcinoma cervix (10), carcinoma breast (10), carcinomas of the ovary (6), stomach (4), oropharynx (3), oesophagus (3), rectum (3), acute lymphatic leukaemia (2), oral cavity (2) and other malignancies seen one each in Hepatocellular carcinoma, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Carcinoma pancreas, Pleomorphic adenocarcinoma left parotid and Metastatic carcinoma of lumbar spine.
Patients with post-penetrating trauma pancreatitis, post burn pancreatitis, obstructive jaundice, and pancreatitis with choledocholithiasis, acid peptic disease with perforated duodenum, carcinoma pancreas, esophageal perforation, mumps and pregnancy were excluded.

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