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Exercise-Induced Pancreatitis and/or Cholangitis

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Occasionally a patient with an abnormal connection between the gallbladder or pancreas with the gastrointestinal tract may suffer episodes of pancreatitis and/or cholangitis during strenuous exercise. During strenuous exercise intra-abdominal pressure may increase. This may cause gut contents to flow into the bile and/or pancreatic ducts if there is no sphincter to protect them.

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