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Pancreatitis, Chronic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pancreatitis, Chronic
Tree Number(s)
C06.689.750.830
C23.550.291.500.750
Unique ID
D050500
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Pancreatitis
NLM Classification #
WI 805
Previous Indexing
Pancreatitis (1965-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Pancreatitis, Chronic Preferred
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