Eosinophilic pancreatitis in the newborn infant of a diabetic mother

  title={Eosinophilic pancreatitis in the newborn infant of a diabetic mother},
  author={Dr. G. Barresi and C. Inferrera and F. Luca},
  journal={Virchows Archiv A},
  • Dr. G. Barresi, C. Inferrera, F. Luca
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Virchows Archiv A
  • The authors have studied the pancreas of a premature female infant born to a diabetic mother. The findings included a peri-insular eosinophilic leucocyte infiltration, macropolinesia and a marked increase in B cells. In the exocrime parenchyma small B cells aggregates were also observed. B cells contained voluminous hypercromatic muclei and degranulated cytoplasm. Morphometric data demonstrated an increase in islet tissue. These morphological findings are indicative of excessive insulin… CONTINUE READING
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