Biliary lesions associated with autoimmune pancreatitis.

BACKGROUND/AIMS Characteristic radiological features of biliary lesions in patients with autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) have not yet been identified. METHODOLOGY Bile duct lesions and their relationships to other clinical findings were assessed in 43 AIP patients. RESULTS Of the 43 AIP patients, 34 (79%) had bile duct stenosis. In all the 34 patients… CONTINUE READING