pancreatitis is a disease of the pancreas, which plays an important role in the digestive process.
pancreas secretes sap, which is involved in the breakdown of proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
In a healthy person the juice in the pancreas to be in an inactive state, as long as goes into the duodenum, but there enzymes activate the activities of their functions.
pancreatitis If a person is sick, he has enzymes that are found in the pancreas are activated before, which leads to digest its own tissues.Which leads to a violation of the outflow of pancreatic juice into the intestine, and the enzymes in the end in greater numbers into the blood.
Against diseases such as gastritis, enteritis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis may occur.
also eating spicy and fatty foods can cause pancreatitis, as well as frequent consumption of alcoholic beverages.
In children the disease can be triggered by Botkin's disease.
During each exacerbation occurs in iron scar that reduces the size of the healthy tissue and reduces hormones that secrete it.