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Autoimmune pancreatitis complicated by carcinoma of the pancreatobiliary system: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21160372     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present the case of a 67-year-old woman who developed a metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreatobiliary system shortly after the histologically confirmed diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). This case highlights the need for increased alertness not only in differentiating AIP from pancreatic cancer at the time of diagnosis, but also to exclude concomitant malignancies of the pancreatobiliary system in the management of histologically confirmed AIP.
Authors:
Martin Loos; Irene Esposito; Dennis M Hedderich; Leopold Ludwig; Alexander Fingerle; Helmut Friess; Günter Klöppel; Peter Büchler
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pancreas     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1536-4828     ISO Abbreviation:  Pancreas     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608542     Medline TA:  Pancreas     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Institut für Pathologie, Technische Universität München, Technische Universität München, München, Germany.
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