Risk factors for development of pancreatic cancer include a first-degree relative with exocrine pancreatic cancer, hereditary pancreatitis, nonhereditary chronic pancreatitis, and cigarette use.
Patients typically present with advanced disease, and signs and symptoms include pain, jaundice, and weight loss.
For more information, see OMIM.
C25.9 – Malignant neoplasm of pancreas, unspecified
372142002 – Carcinoma of pancreas
- Acute pancreatitis
- Chronic pancreatitis (including autoimmune pancreatitis)
- Abdominal malignancy
- Duodenal cancer
- Islet cell tumor
- Acute mesenteric ischemia
- Acute gastritis
- Chronic gastritis
- Peptic ulcer disease
- Gastric cancer
- Helicobacter pylori gastritis
- Hepatitis (eg, hepatitis A, B, C)
- Biliary tract stricture or obstruction
- Acute cholecystitis
- Fecal impaction
- Hiatal hernia
- Small bowel obstruction
- Diverticular disease