Pancreatitis

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 20 Sep 2021

Pancreatitis (plural: pancreatitides) refers to inflammation involving the pancreas

It has various forms which can be classified in many, many ways according to time of onset, etiological agent or associated pathology.

Epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathology, radiographic features, therapy and prognosis are discussed in the above articles.

See: causes of pancreatitis (mnemonic).

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: necrotizing pancreatitis
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  • Case 2: acute pancreatitis
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  • Case 3: autoimmune pancreatitis
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  • Case 4: necrotizing pancreatitis
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  • Case 5: interstitial
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  • Case 6: necrotizing
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  • Case 7: gallstone
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  • Case 8: on top of pancreas divisum
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  • Case 9: post pancreatitis pseudoaneurysm
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