Morphological and functional changes of chronic pancreatitis in patients with dyspepsia: A prospective, observational, cross-sectional study

Whether chronic pancreatitis (CP) may present with dyspepsia is controversial. We aimed at evaluating the frequency and risk factors of changes of CP in patients presenting with epigastric pain syndrome (EPS)-like symptoms.
Source: Pancreatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research

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