Chronic relapsing pancreatitis in childhood.

  title={Chronic relapsing pancreatitis in childhood.},
  author={Fayez K. Ghishan and Harry L. Greene and G S Avant and John O'Neill and Wallace W. Neblett},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={102 4},
We report 10 children with chronic relapsing pancreatitis. These patients can be divided into three groups, based on their clinical history, manifestations, and radiographic findings. Group 1 includes four patients with hereditary pancreatitis; these patients have had recurrent abdominal pain since early childhood, and have a positive family history for pancreatitis. Group 2 includes two patients with clinical and radiographic findings similar to those in patients with hereditary pancreatitis… CONTINUE READING