Chronic Pancreatitis: Tests
of the . may cause and problems with . Pain is the primary symptom.
About Chronic Pancreatitis Tests
is often confused with because the symptoms are similar. As with acute pancreatitis, the doctor will conduct a thorough medical history and physical examination. may help the doctor know if the is still making enough digestive , but sometimes these enzymes appear normal even though the person has chronic pancreatitis.
In more advanced stages of , when and can occur, the doctor may order , , and tests to help diagnose and monitor its progression.
After ordering x rays of the , the doctor will conduct one or more of the tests used to diagnose – , CT scan, EUS, and MRCP.