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A 39-year-old male asked:

Are there any disease processes that mimic the symptoms of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Dozens: All causes of back pain, jaundice, upper abdominal pain, weight loss, and/or diarrhea. The actual diagnoses of pancreatic disease often requires imaging.

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