Underlying conditions and surgical procedures that can cause EPI

EPI may be present in patients with the following underlying conditions and surgical procedures:

Other underlying conditions and surgical procedures in which EPI has been reported include:

Patients with EPI may present with signs and symptoms similar to those of other GI conditions, so it’s important to assess specific clinical features.25

EPI is largely a clinical diagnosis.29 Revisit the steps to include in your diagnostic workup.

EPI = exocrine pancreatic insufficiency; GI = gastrointestinal.