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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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Macrolipasemia: definition

An enzyme disorder characterized by accumulation in the blood of altered molecules of lipase, a pancreatic enzyme, that is abnormally bound with serum proteins, commonly IgG and/or IgA. The abnormally large complex called macrolipase cannot be excreted by the kidneys. Click for ...

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