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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A histological characteristic of chronic alcoholic pancreatitis is pancreatic fibrosis.
Patients with mild AP considered in terms of Glasgow prognostic score of less than three, and pain assessment of less than four On Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) AP, history of Cholelithiasis and not requiring emergency admission, post blunt trauma pancreatitis and patients of alcoholic pancreatitis were included.
Nikkola and colleagues (2014) used imaging technology (secretin-stimulated magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography) to examine the morphological changes induced by an initial episode of alcoholic pancreatitis.
Prophylactic antibiotics in treatment of severe acute alcoholic pancreatitis.
A significantly higher proportion of men had alcoholic pancreatitis (97/99, 97.
From 1976 through 2011, with information on all participants, 226 individuals developed alcoholic liver cirrhosis, 836 any alcoholic liver disease, 378 alcoholic pancreatitis, and 730 any pancreatitis (see online Supplemental Table 2).
The remaining patient had chronic alcoholic pancreatitis that developed a large retentional pseudocyst evacuated by IGPD.
Researchers discovered that there was a common DNA variant on the X chromosome that is present in 26 percent of men without pancreatitis, but jumps to nearly 50 percent of men diagnosed with alcoholic pancreatitis.
Patients also need to be advised to stop smoking as this is a strong and independent risk factor for chronic alcoholic pancreatitis.
Subsequently, a frequent association with chronic alcoholic pancreatitis was reported.
Despite its important aetiologic role, the pathophysiology of alcoholic pancreatitis is not fully understood.