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Tacoma, WA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Hi doctors i was wondering could even small tumors at the head of the pancrease (pancrelipase) cause jaundace?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: They can if they are located right next to the bile duct, the small drainage tube that allows bile to flow out of the liver. Hope this helps!
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Size doesn't matter. Location, location, location
Jul 30, 2015

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Tacoma, WA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Hi doctors could even a 2cm size tumor on the head of pancrease (pancrelipase) cause symtoms?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Yes: Depending on the location in the head. 2 cm is significant size tumor. Your need immediate diagnosis and treatment
Last updated Jul 31, 2015


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