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Were you looking for information about Pancreatitis? Pancreatis is a common misspelling of pancreatitis.
Although typically resulting from gallstones or alcoholism, pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed. There are two types of pancreatitis: acute and chronic. Acute pancreatitis occurs suddenly, lasts for a short period of time, and usually resolves on its own. Chronic pancreatitis does not resolve itself and results in a slow destruction of the pancreas. Possible symptoms of pancreatitis include a swollen and tender abdomen (stomach), pain in the upper abdomen, nausea, fever, and a rapid pulse.
(To read the full eMedTV article, click Pancreatitis. This article further discusses other possible symptoms of pancreatitis, as well as information on treatment options for this condition. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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