Hideto Egarashira

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BACKGROUND/AIMS The objective of this study was to compare the clinical characteristics of patients with autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) with or without Mikulicz's disease (MD) and with MD alone. METHODS We investigated the clinical findings in 15 AIP patients with MD (group A+M), 49 AIP only patients (group A), and 14 MD only patients (group M). RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE To clarify the allergic manifestations in patients with autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). METHODS We assessed 67 AIP patients, before they received steroid therapy, for a past history of allergic disease, the peripheral eosinophil count (n=62) and the serum IgE level (n=53). Allergen-specific IgE antibody serologic assays were performed in 15(More)
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