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Groove Pancreatitis

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Groove pancreatitis is an uncommon type of pancreatitis involving the groove between the head of the pancreas, the common bile duct and the duodenum. It is easiest to recognize when inflammation and fibrosis is limited to the region of the groove, sparing the rest of the pancreas.

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