pancreatitis

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inflammation of the pancreas

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In Japan, where the disease has been characterized extensively, one study examining the incidence of autoimmune pancreatitis reported a rate of 0.
Prevalence and distribution of extrapancreatic lesions complicating autoimmune pancreatitis.
Autoimmune pancreatitis associated with primary sclerosing cholangitis: MR imaging findings.
Recent advances in the concept and diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis and IgG4-related disease.
Successful treatment of pediatric IgG4 related systemic disease with mycophenolate mofetil: case report and a review of the pediatric autoimmune pancreatitis literature.
Recent concepts of autoimmune pancreatitis and IgG4-related disease.
Characteristic Value Median age (range), years 69 (32-91) Sex (male: female) 92:55 Median size oflesions (range), mm 30 (8-107) Final diagnosis Pancreatic cancer 109 Acinar cell carcinoma 2 Inflammatory mass 11 Neuroendocrine tumor 8 Autoimmune pancreatitis 9 Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma 5 Metastasis 2 Intraductal tubular tumor 1 Table 2: Comparison of contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasonography and final diagnosis.
There are two forms of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP), type 1 is called 'lymphoplasmocytic sclerosing pancreatitis' and type 2 is the 'idiopathic duct-centric pancreatitis'.
Primary hyperparathyroidism associated with autoimmune pancreatitis, sclerosing cholangitis and probable autoimmune hypoglycemia
Autoimmune pancreatitis is an important condition to recognise as the lesion responds to treatment with corticosteroids.
The newly described entity of autoimmune pancreatitis was further clarified, reminding us to look for the loss of lobulation (giving rise to a sausage shape), a peri-pancreatic halo of tissue and other associated autoimmune conditions, with IgG4 elevation.
5 to 1 mg/kg can dramatically improve autoimmune pancreatitis (14).
Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP),s first reported in 1995 (1), is now an established etiological agent of chronic pancreatitis (2).
Pandol isn't certain whether autoimmune pancreatitis is increasingly common, or just better recognized than in the past.
In addition, mass-forming benign pancreatic lesions, such as chronic pancreatitis or autoimmune pancreatitis, need to be distinguished from pancreatic carcinomas because each type of lesion may result in different surgical or non-surgical interventions.
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