Injury, tumor, or other
structural problem in
Inherited or autoimmune
disease of the pancreas
High calcium or lipid
(fat) levels in the
Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) can be sudden and short-term
(acute) or occur over an extended period of time (chronic). Both forms
of pancreatitis can be serious and require specialized treatment based
on a determination of the underlying cause.
Lankenau Medical Center offers high-level expertise in the care of
patients with acute or chronic pancreatitis. Our physicians are
experienced in the use of specialized tests and advanced techniques for
pinpointing the cause of pancreatitis as well as endoscopic and
minimally invasive treatments.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.