My husband has been having left upper quadrant pain that radiates to his back. He gets weak and has clammy sweats and vomits within a half hour after eating anything with fats, including fish oil capsules and good fats like nuts. After ruling out heart problems, they did a ct scan and it came back normal, except that the tail and body of his pancreas is missing. Missing? What causes that? A year and a half ago he got hit really hard in that area by a cow and it caused a huge bruise that lasted more several months. He did not go to the dr at that time. He did not start these symptoms until a few months ago. Could that injury cause his pancreas to dissolve and be the source of his problems?
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