When is endoscopic therapy beneficial in the treatment of chronic pancreatitis?

Updated: Jul 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason L Huffman, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Endoscopic therapy may be beneficial in chronic pancreatitis in any of the following situations:

  • Papillary stenosis

  • Pancreatic duct strictures

  • Pancreatic duct stones

  • Pancreatic pseudocysts


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