Curr Opin Gastroenterol 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, USA Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, Translational Medicine, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Schulze Diabetes Institute Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Purpose Of Review: In children, chronic pancreatitis is infrequent but may be associated with serious complications, including severe pain that limits activities, exocrine and endocrine pancreatic insufficiency and malnutrition. Investigation into pediatric chronic pancreatitis has transitioned from single center reports to multicenter, protocol-driven studies. As a result, we now have information on much larger numbers of children with chronic pancreatitis, allowing a more reliable understanding of the complications of chronic pancreatitis. Read More