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Descriptor English: Pancreatitis, Chronic
Descriptor Spanish: Pancreatitis Crónica
Descriptor pancreatitis crónica
Scope note: INFLAMACIÓN del PÁNCREAS que se caracteriza por DOLOR ABDOMINAL recurrente o persistente, con o sin ESTEATORREA o DIABETES MELLITUS. Consiste en la destrucción irregular del parénquima pancreático, de forma focal, segmentaria o difusa.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pancreatite Crônica
Descriptor French: Pancréatite chronique
Entry term(s): Chronic Pancreatitis
Tree number(s): C06.689.750.830
C23.550.291.500.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050500
Scope note: INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS that is characterized by recurring or persistent ABDOMINAL PAIN with or without STEATORRHEA or DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the irregular destruction of the pancreatic parenchyma which may be focal, segmental, or diffuse.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Pancreatitis (1965-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50479
Unique ID: D050500
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Pancreatitis, Chronic - Preferred
Concept UI M0475626
Scope note INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS that is characterized by recurring or persistent ABDOMINAL PAIN with or without STEATORRHEA or DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the irregular destruction of the pancreatic parenchyma which may be focal, segmental, or diffuse.
Preferred term Pancreatitis, Chronic
Entry term(s) Chronic Pancreatitis



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