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Table 2 Criteria for the diagnosis of FCPD [38]

From: Challenges in diagnosis and management of diabetes in the young

Diagnostic criteria for FCPD (Mohan et al.)
1 Patient should be from a tropical country
2 Diabetes should be present
3 Evidence of chronic pancreatitis must be present (abnormal pancreatic morphology on sonography or CT scan, recurrent abdominal pain since childhood, steatorrhea, abnormal pancreatic function tests)
4 Absence of other causes of chronic pancreatitis (alcoholism, hepatobiliary disease, etc.)