Published by Misasa Medical Center, Okayama University Medical School
Published by Misasa Medical Center, Okayama University Medical School

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岡大三朝分院研究報告 (63号-72号) 環境病態研報告 (57号-62号)
岡山大学温泉研究所報告 (5号-56号) 放射能泉研究所報告 (1号-4号)

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Tropical calcific pancreatitis.........An overview

Chowdhury, Riaz 岡山大学臨床検査医学
越智 浩二 岡山大学臨床検査医学
田中 淳太郎 岡山大学臨床検査医学
松本 秀次 岡山大学臨床検査医学
妹尾 敏伸 岡山大学臨床検査医学
原田 英雄 岡山大学臨床検査医学
水島 孝明 岡山大学第2内科
谷崎 勝朗 岡山大学三朝分院
Tropical calcific pancreatitis is a nonalcoholic type of chronic pancreatitis affecting the childrens and young adults characterized clinically by recurrent abdominal pain in childhood, diabetes in adolescent and death in early childhood. Although the exact etiology is not known, malnutrition and chronic cassava toxicity either singly or in combination are presumed to be the prime factor in pancreatic injury unopposed by detoxification of free radical. Moreover micronutrients deficiency, oxidant stress and antioxidant deficiency might play substantial role. Diabetes secondary to tropical calcific pancreatitis is a distinctive and frequent problem, being named by W.H.O. study group as 'fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD) and classified as one of the variant of the so-called malnutrition related diabetes mellitus (MRDM).
Tropical calcific pancreatitis (TCP)
abdominal pain