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588 Possible Causes for Pancreatic Atrophy

  • Pancreatic Atrophy

    25.7-36.7 mo) among patients who did not develop pancreatic atrophy (P 0.009).[] We have observed four cases of pancreatic atrophy following single episodes of acute pancreatitis.[] Pancreatic atrophy was observed in 12 patients and not in 19 patients after the steroid therapy.[]

  • Pancreatic Duct Obstruction

    Low pressure injection of glue into the pancreatic duct has led to a reproducible pancreatic atrophy with preservation of the islets.[] Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors should be considered when CT shows a small hypervascular mass associated with upstream pancreatic duct dilatation or atrophy.[] CONCLUSION: Serotonin produced by pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors can induce fibrosis and pancreatic duct obstruction.[]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    The first patient had weight loss arising from steatorrhea secondary to severe pancreatic insufficiency (lipase output result 3% of normal) due to pancreatic atrophy.[] The inflammatory reaction was clearly shown to precede the pancreatic acinar atrophy, and the findings suggested that lymphocytic pancreatitis leads to atrophy of the pancreas[] , E 1999 Exocrine pancreatic atrophy in German Shepherd Dogs and Rough-coated Collies: an end result of lymphocytic pancreatitis Vet Pathol 36 530 541 CrossRef PubMed Google[]

  • Renal Cysts and Diabetes Syndrome

    When diabetes occurs with HNF1B mutations, there is usually associated pancreatic atrophy and exocrine insuficiency.[] atrophy.[] atrophy. 10 The commonest renal abnormality is cystic disease (66% of cases) although the most specific phenotype is familial hypoplastic glomerulocystic kidney disease.[]

  • Autoimmune Pancreatitis

    During surgery, another small tumor was also found in the atrophied body; therefore, a total pancreatectomy was performed under the diagnosis of multiple pancreatic cancers[] The disease course is variable, but loss of organ function (especially pancreatic exocrine failure and pancreatic atrophy) may occur. 2016 S. Karger AG, Basel.[] Stone Formation and Pancreatic Atrophy in Autoimmune Pancreatitis.[]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    , and breast cancers; cirrhosis of the liver possibly requiring transplantation; CNS injury (brain atrophy and peripheral neuropathy with effects on memory, cognition, walking[] […] long term effects of ongoing alcohol abuse, including the potential for irreversible harm to multiple organ systems including: predisposition to oral, esophageal, gastric, pancreatic[]

  • Tropical Pancreatitis

    Pancreatic atrophy (53%) was also a major feature of TP. Compared with ERCP, ultrasonography had a sensitivity of 94% and a specificity of 100%.[] The cardinal features of chronic pancreatitis are – pancreatic atrophy, calcification, and pancreatic duct dilatation. Similar findings were seen in the study by A.I.[] Morphologically, TCP is characterized by pancreatic ductal dilation, large dense calculi ( 6 ), pancreatic atrophy and fibrosis ( 7–9 ).[]

  • Insulin Resistance

    Jadhao, Pancreatic atrophy caused by dietary selenium deficiency induces hypoinsulinemic hyperglycemia via global down-regulation of selenoprotein encoding genes in broilers[]

  • Pancreatic Ductal Stone

    Post surgery, abdominal pain is completely relieved, pancreatic atrophy is halted, diabetes comes under control as insulin starts releasing in the circulation and steatorrhea[] (A) , (B) CT before ESWL showing the pancreatic stone and pancreatic atrophy (arrows).[] Obstructive Chronic obstruction of the pancreatic duct by malignant or benign processes will lead to atrophy and chronic pancreatitis in the pancreatic parenchyma upstream[]

  • Dermatitis

    The latter gene encodes for wolframin, a tetrameric protein that may serve as a novel endoplasmic reticular calcium channel in pancreatic beta cells and neurons.[] Mutations in WFS1 lead to Wolfram syndrome, which is also known by the acronym DIDMOAD (Diabetes Insipidus, Diabetes Mellitus, Optic Atrophy, Deafness). [15] Another recessive[]

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