Clinical features of acute obstructive suppurative pancreatic ductitis: A retrospective review of 20 cases.

@article{Kondo2016ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of acute obstructive suppurative pancreatic ductitis: A retrospective review of 20 cases.},
  author={Hiromu Kondo and Itaru Naitoh and Fumihiro Okumura and Takahiro Nakazawa and Kazuki Hayashi and Katsuyuki Miyabe and Shuya Shimizu and Yuji Nishi and Michihiro C. Yoshida and Shuichiro Umemura and Yasuki Hori and Akihisa Kato and Hirotaka Ohara and Takashi Joh},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={1366-73}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The clinical features of acute obstructive suppurative pancreatic ductitis (AOSPD) have not been elucidated. We aimed to clarify the clinical features of AOSPD. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the clinical features of 20 patients with AOSPD at two tertiary referral centers between 1993 and 2012. We compared 17 AOSPD patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) and 42 patients with acute-on-CP in terms of clinical characteristics, presentation, and laboratory and imaging… CONTINUE READING