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Which organs are effected by pancreatitis?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Pancreas

Well the pancreas for sure! as pancreatitis becomes more and more severe you can develop sepsis and shock.
If is happens all of your organs can become affected.

In brief: Pancreas

Well the pancreas for sure! as pancreatitis becomes more and more severe you can develop sepsis and shock.
If is happens all of your organs can become affected.
Dr. Ralph Layman
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Potentially, all.

Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas leading to its "autodigestion" by the enzymes that the pancreas produces to break down foods.
Mild cases cause minimal inflammation around the pancreas and a temporary effect on the GI tract. In severe cases, factors are released into the bloodstream that has an effect throughout the body similar to what is seen with systemic infection (sepsis).

In brief: Potentially, all.

Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas leading to its "autodigestion" by the enzymes that the pancreas produces to break down foods.
Mild cases cause minimal inflammation around the pancreas and a temporary effect on the GI tract. In severe cases, factors are released into the bloodstream that has an effect throughout the body similar to what is seen with systemic infection (sepsis).
Dr. Barry Rosen
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