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Familial pancreatic enzyme insufficiency.
  1. G Owen,
  2. P W Buss,
  3. H R Jenkins,
  4. A H Goodwin,
  5. M C Goodchild
  1. Department of Child Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff.


    A father and son with profound reduction of exocrine pancreatic activity and little visible pancreatic tissue on ultrasound or computed tomography are described. Both have some degree of liver disease, which is more marked in the son. The disorder, apparently familial, does not correspond to any reported previously.

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