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Pancreatic Insufficiency

What Is Pancreatic Insufficiency? Pancreatic insufficiency is a disorder characterized by insufficient exocrine production of pancreatic enzymes for normal digestion of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates that results in maldigestion of these foodstuffs. Pancreatic insufficiency also causes malabsorption of the fat-soluble ...

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Macroamylasemia: definition

An enzyme disorder characterized by altered pancreatic amylase bound with blood proteins, commonly IgA and/or IgA antibodies,  producing an abnormally large complex called macroamylase that builds up in the blood because the kidneys cannot excrete it in urine. Click for full ...

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