E-20, Greater Kailash-1, Delhi-110048

Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is long standing inflammation of pancreas resulting in pancreatic atrophy, fibrosis and calcification

Common causes of chronic pancreatitis are
  • Alcohol
  • Autoimmune
  • Idiopathic
  • Hereditary
  • Hypercalcemia Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Increased lipids in blood
  • Pain abdomen
  • Diabetes
  • Steatorrhoea (Fat loss in stool)

Following tests are done to confirm the diagnosis

  • Endoscopic ultrasonography
  • CECT abdomen
  • MRCP
  • Pancreatic enzyme supplementation
  • Analgesics
  • Antioxidants
  • ERCP and stent placement
  • EUS guided Celiac plexus block