Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis (Guidelines) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

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Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis (Guidelines) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Diagnosis and medical management 1.1 Background. Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is defined as a continuing inflammatory
disease of the pancreas characterised by irreversible morphological
changes, often associated with pain and with the loss of exocrine and/or
endocrine function which may be clinically relevant.

Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis (Guidelines) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

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