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Can someone get chronic pancreatitis without first getting acute pancreatitis?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes.

You do not have to have acute panc to get chronic panc.

In brief: Yes.

You do not have to have acute panc to get chronic panc.
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Dr. Michel Kahaleh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Pancreatitis

Yes, some people develope chronic pancreatitis as first manifestation of the disease.

In brief: Pancreatitis

Yes, some people develope chronic pancreatitis as first manifestation of the disease.
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