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Pancreatitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS. Pancreatitis is classified as acute unless there are computed tomographic or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographic findings of CHRONIC PANCREATITIS (International Symposium on Acute Pancreatitis, Atlanta, 1992). The two most common forms of acute pancreatitis are ALCOHOLIC PANCREATITIS and gallstone pancreatitis.
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Acute Edematous Pancreatitis
Acute Pancreatitis
Pancreatic Parenchyma with Edema
Pancreatic Parenchymal Edema
Pancreatitis, Acute
Pancreatitis, Acute Edematous
Peripancreatic Fat Necrosis
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WI 805
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Pancreatitis Preferred
Pancreatitis, Acute Edematous Narrower
Pancreatic Parenchymal Edema Narrower
Pancreatitis, Acute Narrower
Peripancreatic Fat Necrosis Narrower
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