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Why does back pain happen with pancreatic diseases?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
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In brief: Location
Because the pancreas is very close to the back.
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In brief: Location
Because the pancreas is very close to the back.
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Location
The pancreas is located within the retroperitoneum which is a fancy way of saying "behind the abdominal organs.
So, it actually sits just in front of the spinal column. Inflammation or tumors of the pancreas can aggravate the nerves in this area, leading to pain being felt in the back.

In brief: Location
The pancreas is located within the retroperitoneum which is a fancy way of saying "behind the abdominal organs.
So, it actually sits just in front of the spinal column. Inflammation or tumors of the pancreas can aggravate the nerves in this area, leading to pain being felt in the back.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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