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Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
MeSH HeadingExocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
Tree NumberC06.689.276
Scope NoteA malabsorption condition resulting from greater than 10% reduction in the secretion of pancreatic digestive enzymes ( LIPASE; PROTEASES; and AMYLASE) by the EXOCRINE PANCREAS into the DUODENUM. This condition is often associated with CYSTIC FIBROSIS and with chronic PANCREATITIS.
Entry TermPancreatic Insufficiency
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Previous Indexing Pancreatic Diseases (1966-1980)
Previous Indexing Pancreatitis (1966-1980)
History Note2005 (1981)
Date of Entry19800409
Unique IDD010188


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Digestive System Diseases [C06]
   Pancreatic Diseases [C06.689]
Congenital Hyperinsulinism [C06.689.150]  +
Cystic Fibrosis [C06.689.202]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeExocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency [C06.689.276]
Pancreatic Cyst [C06.689.500]  +
Pancreatic Fistula [C06.689.583]
Pancreatic Neoplasms [C06.689.667]  +
Pancreatitis [C06.689.750]  +

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