Differentiation of autoimmune pancreatitis with pancreatic carcinoma remains a challenge to physicians

Journal of Digestive Diseases, 03/19/2012

Although some recent advances have been made in helping the diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP), the differentiation of AIP with pancreatic carcinoma is still a challenge. In clinical practice, it must be reminded to exclude AIP before making the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma.

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