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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KEYWORDS: Severe Acute pancreatitis, Ranson's score, BISAP score.
Acute pancreatitis is defined as a condition that can affect other systemic organs due to acute inflammation of the pancreas.
Few cases of acute pancreatitis due to IDH are reported in literature, especially in a non traumatic setting.
Acute pancreatitis happens when the pancreas becomes inflamed and can be a serious condition.
Acute pancreatitis is a common disease with wide clinical variation and its incidence is increasing.
Acute pancreatitis secondary to a drug overdose is rare in clinical practice, representing at most 2% of the total cases (1,2).
When pet owners think of pancreatitis, often the image that comes to mind is a dog who does a garbage raid and consumes a bunch of spoiled or fatty food.
HYDERABAD -- Gastroenterologist and Herpetologist said drinking alcohol is one of the major causes of chronic pancreatitis.Talking to reporter here on Tuesday , Gastroenterologist and Herpetologist at Isra University Hospital Hyderabad, Dr.Ali Akbar Siddiqui termed that a lethal and deadly inflammation of pancreas can rapidly cause the deterioration of body organs in hours.
Objective: To determine the frequency of Post Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Pancreatitis (PEP) in patients who underwent prophylactic pancreatic duct stenting.
The bird died soon after CT imaging, and acute necrotizing pancreatitis and pancreatic coagulative necrosis were observed at necropsy.
In pathological states such as chronic pancreatitis, these cells transform and promote inflammation and fibrosis.1 Hence, Exocrine function of pancreas include, secretion of water, bicarbonate and enzymes required for digestion of Carbohydrate (CHO), protein and fat.