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Autoimmune pancreatitis: an underdiagnosed condition in Caucasians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16133704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Unlike in Japan, autoimmune pancreatitis is uncommon in the Western world, particularly in Europe. We report the first case of a Caucasian male with typical features of autoimmune pancreatitis in the UK. Recognizing autoimmune pancreatitis as a new clinical entity in Europe will change the management of many patients who have been labelled as having acute or chronic pancreatitis.
Authors:
S Abisi; G Morris-Stiff; S M Hill; A Roberts; G Williams; M C A Puntis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0944-1166     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-31     Completed Date:  2006-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431940     Medline TA:  J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  332-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hepatopancreaticobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Autoimmune Diseases / diagnosis*
European Continental Ancestry Group
Humans
Male
Pancreatitis / diagnosis*

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