[A case of groove pancreatitis with a characteristic pathologic feature].

@article{Park2007ACO,
  title={[A case of groove pancreatitis with a characteristic pathologic feature].},
  author={Kwang Hyuk Park and Kyo Sang Yoo and Yong Woo Chung and Kyoung Oh Kim and Cheol Hee Park and Jong hyeok Kim and Choong Kee Park},
  journal={The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={187-91}
}
Groove pancreatitis is a rare form of chronic pancreatitis in which scarring is found mainly in the groove between the head of the pancreas, duodenum, and common bile duct. The pathogenesis of groove pancreatitis is still unclear but seems to be caused by the disturbance of pancreatic outflow through Santorini duct. It is often difficult to differentiate preoperatively between groove pancreatitis and pancreatic head carcinoma. Whereas conservative management is effective, some patients with… CONTINUE READING

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