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Causes of Chronic Pancreatitis

List of causes of Chronic Pancreatitis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Chronic Pancreatitis) that could possibly cause Chronic Pancreatitis includes:

Causes of Chronic Pancreatitis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Chronic Pancreatitis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Chronic Pancreatitis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Chronic Pancreatitis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Chronic Pancreatitis:

Chronic Pancreatitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Chronic Pancreatitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Chronic Pancreatitis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Chronic Pancreatitis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Chronic Pancreatitis. Our database lists the following as having Chronic Pancreatitis as a complication of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Chronic Pancreatitis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Chronic Pancreatitis as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

What causes Chronic Pancreatitis?

Causes: Chronic Pancreatitis: The usual cause of chronic pancreatitis is many years of alcohol abuse, but the chronic form may also be triggered by only one acute attack, especially if the pancreatic ducts are damaged. (Source: excerpt from Pancreatitis: NIDDK)

Medical news summaries relating to Chronic Pancreatitis:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Chronic Pancreatitis:

Related information on causes of Chronic Pancreatitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Chronic Pancreatitis may be found in:


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