Inflammation of the pancreas. Chronic pancreatitis may cause diabetes and problems with digestion. Pain is the primary symptom.

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  • Pancreatitis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La pancreatitis es la inflamación del páncreas. La inflamación puede ser súbita (aguda) o progresiva (crónica). La pancreatitis aguda generalmente implica un solo ataque , después del cual el páncreas regresa a su… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • pancreatitis — (Del gr. pankreas + itis, inflamación.) ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Inflamación del páncreas, glándula abdominal. IRREG. plural pancreatitis * * * pancreatitis f. Med. Inflamación del páncreas. * * * pancreatitis. f. Med …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • pancreatitis — n. inflammation of the pancreas. Acute pancreatitis is a sudden illness in which the patient experiences severe pain in the upper abdomen and back, with shock; its cause is not always discovered, but it may be associated with gallstones or… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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