Q) All are true about tropical pancreatitis except?
a. Associated with Tapioca.
b. Patients have large stones with fibrosis.
d) Onset of disease at 50 years
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Onset 50 years
Tropical pancreatitis is an idiopathic disease which begins in teens. It has a high association with diabetes and Pancreatic duct calculi. It is common in South India, Asia, Africa and central America
These patients have increased risk of cancer
It is associated with SPINK 1 mutation