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Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
Tree Number(s)
C06.689.276
Unique ID
D010188
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010188
Scope Note
A malabsorption condition resulting from greater than 10% reduction in the secretion of pancreatic digestive enzymes (LIPASE; PROTEASES; and AMYLASE) by the EXOCRINE PANCREAS into the DUODENUM. This condition is often associated with CYSTIC FIBROSIS and with chronic PANCREATITIS.
Entry Term(s)
Pancreatic Insufficiency
Previous Indexing
Pancreatic Diseases (1966-1980)
Pancreatitis (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see PANCREATIC INSUFFICIENCY 1981-2004
History Note
2005 (1981)
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/04/09
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Preferred
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