Celiac Disease Awareness Month is an event held throughout the world in the month of May and is supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (and other relevant organizations).
Steatorrhea or steatorrhoea is the presence of excess fat in feces.
A common symptom of pancreatic problems is a dull pain in the upper abdomen (belly) and/or middle or upper back that comes and goes.
Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes, skin & urine. It can occur due to many illnesses most commonly related to liver.
The Whipple procedure, or pancreaticoduodenectomy, is the most common surgery to remove tumors in the pancreas.
Pancreatic Necrosectomy is the surgical removal of dead tissue from the patient with pancreatic swelling (called necrotizing pancreatitis).
Frey’s procedure is a surgical technique over the pancreas. It is performed for chronic pancreatitis.
A distal pancreatectomy is a surgery to remove part of pancreas called body & tail.