noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the pancreas.
- Myocarditis, pancreatitis, and hepatitis have also been described occasionally in severe infections.
- Heart attacks, stroke, alcoholic hepatitis or pancreatitis can cause fever.
- The process is self limiting in most cases and pathologically correlates with oedematous interstitial pancreatitis.
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