Pancreatic Diseases

The pancreas is a gland which produces juices that help break down food and hormones and help control blood sugar levels. There are two forms of pancreatitis, which are differs in their causes and symptoms, and require different treatment. Acute pancreatitis is a rapid-onset inflammation of the pancreas, most frequently caused by alcoholism or gallstones. Chronic pancreatitis is a long-standing inflammation of the pancreas. This occurs when digestive enzymes starts digesting the pancreas itself. Pancreatic cancer, Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder in which thick, sticky mucus may also block the tubes in pancreas.

 

  • Pancreatitis
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) pancreas
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Pancreas Divisum

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