Below are diseases & conditions associated with the pancreas. Your physician may recommend a procedure to diagnose or treat your condition.
Pancreatic Cancer: Cancer found in the pancreas.
Pancreatitis: Inflammation of the pancreas that results from obstruction of the pancreatic duct. May also be a result of trauma, toxicity from alcohol, infections and drugs.
Pseudocyst: An encapsulated sac filled with pancreatic fluid and sometimes blood.
Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome: A rare disease which involves the pancreas, bone marrow and skeleton. It is mostly caused by pancreatic insufficiency in children. Digestive enzymes which are produced by the pancreas do not work properly. As a result there is a decreased ability to digest food. In addition, stunted growth is the most prevalent clinical feature.