Isolated pancreatic tuberculosis mimicking focal pancreatitis and causing segmental portal hypertension.

@article{Rana2010IsolatedPT,
  title={Isolated pancreatic tuberculosis mimicking focal pancreatitis and causing segmental portal hypertension.},
  author={Surinder Singh Rana and Deepak Kumar Bhasin and Chalapathi A. V. Rao and Kartar Singh},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={393-5}
}
CONTEXT Isolated pancreatic tuberculosis is a common mimicker of pancreatic malignancy and a common presentation is abdominal pain. However, segmental portal hypertension is very uncommon. CASE REPORT A case of isolated pancreatic tuberculosis mimicking focal pancreatitis and causing segmental portal hypertension is presented. CONCLUSION A histological or microbiological diagnosis of the presence of pancreatic masses is necessary to detect potentially treatable diseases, such as… CONTINUE READING

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