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What does swelling and fluid around the pancreas mean?

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Dr. Mary Maluccio
28 years experience
Pancreatitis: Swelling and fluid around the pancreas usually represents inflammation of the pancreas called pancreatitis. This can be a serious problem and one that should be followed by a medical doctor.
Last updated Sep 7, 2019

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