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Pancreatitis is a rare disease in which the pancreas becomes inflamed, occurring when digestive enzymes are activated and begin attacking the pancreas causing damage to the gland. There are two types of pancreatitis, acute and chronic. Most commonly caused by alcohol or gallstones, it can lead to bleeding in the gland, serious tissue damage, infection, and cysts. Enzymes and toxins may then enter the bloodstream and seriously injure organs, such as the heart, lungs, and kidney.

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Terms related to Pancreatitis:

  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Hereditary Pancreatitis
  • Postoperative Pancreatitis

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