Timely Diagnosis of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency is Key

Timely Diagnosis of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency is Key

Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) may be caused by pancreatic disorders, including chronic pancreatitis (CP), cystic fibrosis (CF), pancreatic resection and pancreatic cancer. PEI may also result from extra-pancreatic conditions, including coeliac disease, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and gastric surgery.

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2020