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What is acute vs chronic pancreatitis?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Temporary vs.

Permanent damage.
Both are mostly due to alcohol abuse and gall stones. Acute pancreatitis may resolve without permanent damage to the organ, whereas chronic pancreatitis by definition is diagnosed when there is permanent damage to the organ.

In brief: Temporary vs.

Permanent damage.
Both are mostly due to alcohol abuse and gall stones. Acute pancreatitis may resolve without permanent damage to the organ, whereas chronic pancreatitis by definition is diagnosed when there is permanent damage to the organ.
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