DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for pancreatitis

Pancreatitis [DOID:4989]

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. It occurs when pancreatic enzymes (especially trypsin) that digest food are activated in the pancreas instead of the small intestine. It may be acute – beginning suddenly and lasting a few days, or chronic – occurring over many years. It has multiple causes and symptoms.

Synonyms:  pancreatitis,  DOID:4989,  Pancreatitis (disorder),  Pancreatitis NOS,  Pancreatitis disorder ...

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2