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Digestive Disorders

Kidney stone and inflammation of the pancreas

08/04/2008

Question:

My husband has been told he has a kidney stone and that his pancreas has some inflammation. Does the kidney stone have anything to do with the inflammation of the pancreas?

Answer:

Gallstones (gallbladder stones), not kidney stones can cause the pancreas to get inflamed.

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Response by:

Syed A Ahmad, MD Syed A Ahmad, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati