The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Autosomal dominant inheritance||-|
|Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency||-|
Making a diagnosis for a genetic or rare disease can often be challenging. Healthcare professionals typically look at a person’s medical history, symptoms, physical exam, and laboratory test results in order to make a diagnosis. The following resources provide information relating to diagnosis and testing for this condition. If you have questions about getting a diagnosis, you should contact a healthcare professional.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Nonprofit support and advocacy groups bring together patients, families, medical professionals, and researchers. These groups often raise awareness, provide support, and develop patient-centered information. Many are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct people to research, resources, and services. Many groups also have experts who serve as medical advisors. Visit their website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
The 11th Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 -
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Location: NCI-Frederick, Frederick, MD
Description: This workshop features presentations from graduate students, post-docs., and senior investigators studying the role of ATP Cassette Binding Proteins in human disease. Phylogenetic studies, model systems, and bioinformatic techniques that shed light in this rapidly developing research area are presented. Because student presentations predominate, unpublished results often are first disclosed at these workshops.
Contact: Dr. Michael Dean,(301) 846-5931,firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-funding Institute(s): National Cancer Institute, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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,email@example.com
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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Is there any relation between hernia and pancreatitis? I have a family history of hernia and I have pancreatitis. My cousin has a similar family history of hernia and he has pancreatitis too. Could we have hereditary pancreatitis? See answer