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Inside the Lab Endocrinology, Genetics and epigenetics, Clinical care, Precision medicine, Omics

Personalizing Pediatric Pancreatitis

At a Glance

  • Even when children present with common pancreatitis symptoms, doctors don’t necessarily consider the disease when making a diagnosis
  • Delayed, questioned or missed diagnoses can result in prolonged suffering and increased disease severity for pediatric pancreatitis patients 
  • A new study identifies several new mutations strongly associated with early-onset acute recurrent and chronic pancreatitis
  • The mutations may help doctors more accurately predict and diagnose early-onset pancreatitis and even personalize therapy

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Matthew Giefer

Matthew Giefer is Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, USA.

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