calcareous pancreatitis

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cal·car·e·ous pan·cre·a·ti·tis

chronic pancreatitis with appearance of areas of calcification, seen by x-ray.

cal·car·e·ous pan·cre·a·ti·tis

(kal-karē-ŭs pankrē-ă-tītis)
Chronic pancreatitis with appearance of areas of calcification on x-ray.
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This can contribute to chronic calcific pancreatitis.
001 Abbreviations Muc Angio: Mucoid angiopathy EMF: Endomyocardial fibrosis CCP: Chronic calcific pancreatitis MNG: Multinodular goiter
There was increase in cytochrome F420 indicating archaeal growth in endomyocardial fibrosis, chronic calcific pancreatitis, multinodular goitre and mucoid angiopathy.
The following groups were included in the study:-endomyocardial fibrosis, chronic calcific pancreatitis, multinodular goitre and mucoid angiopathy.
Therefore, patients with chronic calcific pancreatitis who do not have pain should not be considered candidates for stone removal, he asserted.
The best candidates, he said, are those with chronic relapsing calcific pancreatitis.
Divergent rates of success for stone removal may be related to the fact that there are two underlying explanations for pain associated with chronic calcific pancreatitis, he said.