TITLE

Diagnostic challenge in autoimmune pancreatitis: beware of shipwreck!

AUTHOR(S)
Lévy, Philippe; Hammel, Pascal; Buszniewski, Philippe
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Dec2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p1646
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on challenges faced in diagnosing autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). They argue that diagnosis of AIP depends on the collected data such as histology, imaging serology, involvement of other organ and response to steroid therapy, from the patients. They suggest experts to be careful with pancreatic resections.
ACCESSION #
35718722

 

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