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Signs and Symptoms of FCS

Due to the rarity of the condition, the natural history of FCS is poorly understood. It is currently believed that most persons with FCS begin to show symptoms early in life (colicky, severe abdominal pain) but may not be diagnosed until their teens or 20's, when pancreatitis attacks become more frequent. Pancreatitis is a very serious condition and may result in a fatal outcome.

Daniel Rader, M.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA is a leading authority in the management of FCS.

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