Hereditary chronic pancreatitis

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A rare gastroenterologic disease characterized by recurrent acute pancreatitis and/or chronic pancreatitis in at least 2 first-degree relatives or 3 or more second-degree relatives in 2 or more generations for which no predisposing factors are identified. This rare inherited form of pancreatitis leads to irreversible damage to both exocrine and endocrine components of the pancreas.

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