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CASE REPORTS
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 140-142

Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes in a young female: A case report from South Gujarat


Department of General Medicine, Shrimad Rajchandra Hospital, Dharampur, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vineeta Singh
Department of General Medicine, Shrimad Rajchandra Hospital, Valsad, Dharampur, Gujarat - 396 050.
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jod.jod_15_18

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Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD) is a rare form of diabetes secondary to chronic calcific pancreatitis. The patients generally have clinical triad of pain abdomen, steatorrhoea and diabetes. The peculiar features are presence in a tropical country, younger age of onset, presence of pancreatic calculi, ketosis resistance and chances of progression to malignancy. We present a case of a young female presenting with recurrent abdominal pain, diabetes and chronic calcific pancreatitis. She was diagnosed to have FCPD based on the clinical, biochemical and radiological findings. She was managed with insulin, pancreatic enzyme supplementation and analgesics for pain relief. This is the first case reported from south Gujarat as per our knowledge. FCPD is quite rare. This report signifies the importance of keeping high index of suspicion in patients presenting with high sugars and abdominal pain. Early management with sugar control, pain relief and supplementing enzymes may prevent progression to complications.


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