Pancreas divisum

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What is pancreas divisum?

Pancreas divisum is a birth defect in which parts of the pancreas fail to join together. The pancreas is a long flat organ located between the stomach and spine that is involved in food digestion.

Common symptoms reported by people with pancreas divisum

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Treatments taken by people for pancreas divisum

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Compare treatments taken by people with pancreas divisum

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Who has pancreas divisum on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 40 say pancreas divisum is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 3
30s 9
40s 15
50s 17
60s 7
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 52

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 21
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from pancreas divisum patients who have completed their condition history
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