Are we studying the correct state of the stellate cell to elucidate mechanisms of chronic pancreatitis?
- pancreatitis. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p423
The article defines the term "pancreatitis." The term refers to inflammation of the pancreas, and is commonly due to gallstone or alcohol abuse, though it can be caused by viral infection, or a physical injury. A number of drugs may precipitate pancreatitis.
- Pancreatic cancer risk in hereditary pancreatitis. Weiss, Frank U. // Frontiers in Physiology;Feb2014, Vol. 4/5, p1
Inflammation is part of the body's immune response in order to remove harmful stimuli-like pathogens, irritants or damaged cells-and start the healing process. Recurrent or chronic inflammation on the other side seems a predisposing factor for carcinogenesis and has been found associated with...
- Focal fatty sparing of the pancreatic head in cystic fibrosis: CT findings. Carucci, L. R.; Jacobs, J. E. // Abdominal Imaging;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p853
The most common imaging appearance of the pancreas in cystic fibrosis is diffuse, complete fatty replacement. We present a case of complete fatty replacement of the pancreatic body and tail with total sparing of the pancreatic head. To our knowledge, this pattern of fatty sparing and its...
- PRIMARY HYDATID DISEASE OF THE PANCREAS. Coskun, Teoman; Kama, Nuri Aydin; Dener, Cenap; Gözalan, Ugur // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1997, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p899
Presents a case report which examined primary hydatid disease of the pancreas. Description of hydatid disease; Difficulties in the diagnosis of hydatid cysts; Information on the treatment for hydatid disease.
- ACUTE PANCREATITIS OCCURRING IN GASTRIC ABERRANT PANCREAS ACCOMPANIED BY PARALYTIC ILEUS. Matsushita, Mitsunobu; Hajiro, Kiyoshi; Takukuwa, Hiroshi // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1997, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p2121
Presents a case report of aberrant pancreas in a man. Definition of aberrant pancreas; Medical history of the man; Symptoms of aberrant pancreas; Difficulty in diagnosing the disease.
- Human Exocrine Pancreatic Response with Different Types of Secretin. Tiscornia, Oswaldo M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1978, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p166
A comparative analysis of the exocrine pancreatic secretion response with three different kinds of impure secretin was performed. Two series, carried out in Buenos Aires (Vitrum and Boots secretin), were compared with the Dreiling series (Lilly secretin) done in New York. All tests were...
- Pancrex V. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p423
The article presents information on Pancrex V, a proprietary, non-prescription preparation of the digestive enzyme pancreatin. It can be used to compensate for a deficiency of the digestive juices that are normally supplied by the pancreas, and is available in several strengths, some...
- Three cases of pancreatic serous cystadenoma and endocrine tumour. Blandamura, Stella; Parenti, Anna; Famengo, Barbara; Canesso, Alessandra; Moschino, Paolo; Pasquali, Claudio; Pizzi, Sara; Guzzardo, Vincenza; Ninfo, Vito // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Mar2007, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p278
Aims: To report three cases of serous cystadenoma and endocrine tumour in the same pancreas, to review the literature and to evaluate the clinicopathalogical features of the tumours. Cases: Three women (71,57 and 31 years old) were admitted to hospital, two for diseases unrelated to the pancreas...
- Insulinoma: A Comprehensive Summary of Two Cases. SHARMA, PANKAJ; SHARMA, SONIA; KALHAN, SHIVANI; SINGH, BHANU PRATAP; SHARMA, SONAM // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Sep2014, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p5
Pancreatic endocrine tumours are rare in occurrence. They may present with a baffling range of symptoms which pose a diagnostic dilemma. Two cases of pancreatic insulinoma are presented herewith. Both presented with neuro-psychiatric complaints and were treated symptomatically for depression,...