Comparison of clinical findings between histologically confirmed type 1 and type 2 autoimmune pancreatitis

Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 05/02/2012

Type 2 autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) in all histologically confirmed AIP cases in Korea may not be as rare as originally thought, with an estimated prevalence rate of 28.8% (15/52). The detailed radiological findings of type 1 and type 2 AIP were not significantly different, and both subtypes responded well to steroids.

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