Pancreatitis (plural: pancreatitides) refers to inflammation involving the pancreas.
It has various forms which can be classified in many, many ways according to time of onset, etiological agent or associated pathology.
- acute pancreatitis
- chronic pancreatitis
- gallstone pancreatitis
- hereditary pancreatitis
- autoimmune pancreatitis
- emphysematous pancreatitis
- Ascaris-induced pancreatitis
- hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis
- tropical pancreatitis
- pancreatitis associated with cystic fibrosis
- segmental pancreatitis
Epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathology, radiographic features, therapy and prognosis are discussed in the above articles.