[Clinical and epidemiological study of calcifying chronic pancreatitis in Goiânia, GO, Brazil].

@article{Porto1999ClinicalAE,
  title={[Clinical and epidemiological study of calcifying chronic pancreatitis in Goi{\^a}nia, GO, Brazil].},
  author={J. A. Porto and F{\'a}bio Alves Torres and Angel A. Aguilar and Heitor Rosa},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={27-31}
}
The authors studied, prospectively, 102 cases of calcifying chronic pancreatitis in Goiânia, GO, Brazil, from 1985 to 1996. Alcohol was the major cause of calcifying chronic pancreatitis, responsible for 94.1% of the cases. In others 5.9% of the cases, not associated with alcohol, the etiologic diagnosis could not be confirmed. The average age of the… CONTINUE READING