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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
There is no single test to detect acute pancreatitis. The first step in the diagnosis process typically includes a blood test. This test will reveal whether there are abnormally high levels of enzymes, called amylase and lipase.
Imaging tests that may be done include:
Blood tests and radiology scans, such as ultrasound, CT or MRI, may not always provide a clear-cut diagnosis. When this occurs, your doctor will make a clinical judgment based on your child’s history and the severity of her symptoms.
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