Pancreatitis is less common in pediatric patients than in adults but can occur if certain conditions are present.
Conditions associated with pancreatitis in pediatric patients:
(1) infection (mumps, chickenpox, other)
(5) choledochal cyst
(6) hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)
(7) cystic fibrosis
(8) toxin (copper sulphate)
(9) familial pancreatitis
(10) familial hypertriglyceridemia
(11) multi-organ failure
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