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Types of Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis: Types list

The list of types of Pancreatitis mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

Acute pancreatitis occurs suddenly and lasts for a short period of time and usually resolves. Chronic pancreatitis does not resolve itself and results in a slow destruction of the pancreas. Either form can cause serious complications. In severe cases, bleeding, tissue damage, and infection may occur. Cysts, which are fluid-filled sacs of tissue, may also develop. And enzymes and toxins may enter the bloodstream, injuring the heart, lungs, and kidneys, or other organs. (Source: excerpt from Pancreatitis: NIDDK)

Pancreatitis: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Pancreatitis: Related Disease Topics

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