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What is the difference between pancreatitis & cholecystitis?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Chr pancreatitis: Pancreatitis is inflammation of pancreas, whereas cholecystitis is inflammation of gall bladder.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Pancreatitis/choly.: Pancreatitis is inflammation of pancreas, whereas cholecystitis is inflammation of gall bladder they can both coexist or the cholecystitis can lead to pancreatitis as well.

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Last updated Sep 2, 2017

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