Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
pancreas fatty atrophy
What is this and can I make it go away?
Cancel
1 Answers
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

Atrophy refers to a reduction in the size of the pancreas. Fatty infiltration of the pancreas could occur secondary to a few causes such as diabetes, increases weight, hyperlipidemia, chronic inflammation etc. Management in such cases would largely be aimed at control of precipitating factors. I would suggest discussing the situation and the suggested management plan in detail with your treating doctor.
Hope the information is helpful.

Take care!
Comment
Cancel
1711789 tn?1361311607
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Gastroenterology Community Resources
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
fntn
MI
Avatar n tn
Blank
cnoevl21
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar f tn
Blank
NeedSomeHelp456
Avatar m tn
Blank
me_just34