Bishnu Devkota

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Chronic pancreatitis

. Traditionally, chronic pancreatitis (CP) is considered a progressive inflammatory disorder of the pancreas in which normal parenchymal morphology is irreversibly damaged and replaced by fibrosis and chronic inflammatory cell infiltrates. Clinical value of this histological definition is limited because some patients with histological definition of CP have no symptoms, histological features seen in CP…


Appendicitis I. What every physician needs to know. Appendicitis—acute inflammation of vermiform appendix—is one of the most common and treatable causes of acute abdominal pain. Estimated lifetime risk of appendicitis is about 7 to 8 percent. Its cause remains poorly understood until this day. Infections, environmental, and genetic factors have been implicated in the recent…

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