CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 230-232

Idiopathic chronic calcific pancreatitis in a child: An uncommon entity


1 Department of Radio-diagnosis, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
2 Department of Medicine, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
3 Department of Paediatrics, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Ravinder Garg
Department of Medicine, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.107312

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Inflammatory disease of pancreas can be acute or chronic. Acute pancreatitis is a reversible process whereas chronic pancreatitis produces irreversible changes in the architecture and function of pancreas. Although pancreatitis is less common in children than in adults it still occurs with regularity and should be considered in any child with acute or chronic abdominal pain. The main difference between chronic pancreatitis in children and adults is in the etiology. We present a case of idiopathic chronic calcific pancreatitis in a child thereby signifying the importance of this entity at this age.


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