TITLE

Clinical diagnostic criteria of autoimmune pancreatitis: revised proposal

AUTHOR(S)
Okazaki, Kazuichi; Kawa, Shigeyuki; Kamisawa, Terumi; Naruse, Satoru; Tanaka, Shigeki; Nishimori, Isao; Ohara, Hirotaka; Ito, Tetsuhide; Kiriyama, Seiki; Inui, Kazuro; Shimosegawa, Tooru; Koizumi, Masaru; Suda, Koichi; Shiratori, Keiko; Yamaguchi, Koji; Yamaguchi, Taketo; Sugiyama, Masanori; Otsuki, Makoto
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul2006, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p626
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the proposed amendments for clinical diagnostic criteria of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) by the Research Committee of Intractable Diseases of the Pancreas. The extrapancreatic lesions that may be associated with AIP include biliary lesions, sialadenitis, retroperitoneal fibrosis, enlarged celiac and hilar lymph nodes, and chronic thyroiditis. Patients with AIP demonstrate infiltration of lymphocytes and plasma cells, and obliterative phlebitis.
ACCESSION #
22081620

 

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