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Chronic pancreatitis: South Indian perspective

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : Medicine

Source : Medicine, Volume 22 (2012)

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Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : Gastroenterology

Year : 2012

Abstract : Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is defined as a continuing inflammatory disease of the pancreas characterized by irreversible morphological changes typically causing pain and/or permanent loss of function. The first reported usage of the term in English medical literature was probably by Comfort in the 1940s. In most of the patients in Western series, the predominant etiology was alcohol.

Cite this Research Publication : G. Rajesh and Balakrishnan, V., “Chronic pancreatitis: South Indian perspective”, Medicine, vol. 22, 2012.

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