Autoimmune pancreatitis with effective steroid therapy.

@article{Hong2003AutoimmunePW,
  title={Autoimmune pancreatitis with effective steroid therapy.},
  author={Sung Pil Hong and Seung Woo Park and Jun Pyo Chung and Jae Bock Chung and Jin Kyung Kang and Jinna Kim and Myoung Jin Kim and Young Nyun Park and Si Young Song},
  journal={Yonsei medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={534-8}
}
Autoimmune pancreatitis has recently been described as a clinical entity that causes chronic pancreatitis. This unique form of chronic pancreatitis is characterized by minimal attacks of abdominal pain, irregular narrowing of the pancreatic duct, and a diffuse enlargement of the pancreas. Autoimmune pancreatitis is associated with hypergammaglobulinemia. In… CONTINUE READING