Digestive Topics : Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancrease – an organ that produces enzymes that help us digest proteins, fats and sugars. To learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatitis in children, download the GIKids Fact Sheet on Pacreatitis.
- National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
- Mayo Clinic
- American Gastroenterological Association
IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.