Severe acute pancreatitis is rare in children. This form of pancreatitis can become life-threatening. In addition to the symptoms listed above, these children may have ascites, jaundice, hypocalcemia, shock, and pleural effusions. A bluish discoloration may be seen around the belly button or on the side.
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NIDDK Workshop on Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Auto-Transplantation (TP-IAT): Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Description: The results and conclusions from this workshop will be published as a conference summary for widest possible dissemination to the fields involved, and will be used to inform the development of new research initiatives by DEM and DDN/NIDDK.
Contact: Dana K. Anderson, M.D.,(301) 594-8879,firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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