Disease Information for Pancreatic insufficiency

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal fullness feeling
Abdominal Pain
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Anorexia in Infant
Bloating and Gas
Bloating and 'gas'/Flatulence
Bulky stool
Chronic Abdominal Pain
Chronic Diarrhea in a Child
Clay colored/Pale stool
Diarrhea
Diarrhea and Weight Loss
Diarrhea in Children
Diarrhea, chronic
Diarrhea, recurrent
Diarrhea/painless
Failure to Thrive
Failure to Thrive Child
Failure to thrive/infant sign
Fatty food intolerance
Fatty stools/Fecal fat /Greasy stool
Feeding/Apetite Problems Child
Flatulence
Flatus/gas foul smelling
Foul stool
Indigestion
Malnourished/poor nutrition status/signs
Protruberant Abdomen
Stool Bulky/greasy/frothy/malodorous
Stool color/appearance abnormal
STOOL Light colored
Voluminous/liquid stool
Weight loss good appetite
Pancreatic symptoms/signs
Chronically ill patient/signs
Weight Loss
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Pancreatitis
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Cystic fibrosis
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Macrocytosis/smear (Lab)
STOOL Muscle fibers/striated muscle
STOOL Pancreatic elastase (PE-1) low/ abnormal (labs)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Albumin, serum (Lab)
Calcium, serum (Lab)
Carotene/Vitamin A level (Lab)
Neutrophiles (Lab)
STOOL Pancreatic elastase (labs)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Pancreatic elastase/PE1 serum (labs)
STOOL 72 hour Fat quantitative
STOOL Fat Sudan stain
STOOL/Osmolar gradient Above 120
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
TEST/Secretin stimulation abnormal
TEST/Secretin-Pancreozymin Abnormal
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Prolonged QT interval (ECG)
X-RAY With contrast
SBS/Malabsorption pattern, intestinal (Xray)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cystic fibrosis (mucoviscidosis)
Dumping syndrome
Hypocalcemia
Irritable Colon Syndrome
Lactose intolerance syndrome
Pancreatitis, chronic/recurrent
Sprue (gluten enteropathy)
Whipple's disease
Associated Disease & Complications
Diabetic diarrhea syndrome
Glucose intolerance
Hypoalbuminemia Hypoproteinemia
Malabsorption/Steatorrhea syndrome
Pancreatic insufficiency
Steatorrhea
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Diabetes mellitus/non-insulin dep/type II
Calcium Containing Kidney Stones
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pancreas/accessory (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Fat Malabsorption
Pathophysiology/Fat soluble Vitamin Malabsorption
Pathophysiology/Lipase Function Deficiency
Pathophysiology/Malabsorption
Rapid Gastric Emptying
Pathophysiology/Calcium containing kidney stone process
Synonyms
Synonym
insufficiency pancreas, Insufficiency pancreatic, pancreas insufficiency, Pancreatic insufficiency, Pancreatic insufficiency (disorder), CT Scan/Pancreatic fibrosis/ABD
Definition

Absence of or reduced pancreatic exocrine secretion into the duodenum and resultant poor digestion of lipids, vitamins, nitrogen, and carbohydrates.

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