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J Pediatr. 1995 Jun;126(6):951-2.

Chronic pancreatitis in a patient with cystic fibrosis and clinical pancreatic insufficiency.

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  • 1Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2583, USA.


Pancreatitis occurs in up to 15% of patients with cystic fibrosis and pancreatic sufficiency, but the possibility of its occurrence in patients with pancreatic insufficiency has not been recognized. We describe a patient with homozygous delta F508 cystic fibrosis and typical symptoms of pancreatic insufficiency (greasy, fatty stools) in whom pancreatitis developed.

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