Medline ® Abstract for Reference 16
of 'Hereditary pancreatitis'
Mutations of the cationic trypsinogen gene in patients with chronic pancreatitis.
Creighton J, Lyall R, Wilson DI, Curtis A, Charnley R
Nine out of 48 (19%) patients referred to a pancreatic clinic with a presumed diagnosis of idiopathic chronic pancreatitis have been shown to have mutations in the cationic trypsinogen gene (PRSSI), consistent with a previously unsuspected diagnosis of hereditary pancreatitis.