Usefulness of endoscopic observation of the main duodenal papilla in the diagnosis of sclerosing pancreatitis.

@article{Unno2002UsefulnessOE,
  title={Usefulness of endoscopic observation of the main duodenal papilla in the diagnosis of sclerosing pancreatitis.},
  author={Hiroshi Unno and Hisanobu Saegusa and Mana Fukushima and Hideaki Hamano},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2002},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={880-4}
}
BACKGROUND There are no descriptions of the appearance of the main duodenal papilla in sclerosing pancreatitis. The intent of the present study was to clarify the characteristics of the main duodenal papilla in patients with sclerosing pancreatitis. METHODS Macroscopic findings at ERCP with reference to the main duodenal papilla of 17 patients with sclerosing pancreatitis were compared with those of 24 patients with normal ERCP findings, 11 with chronic pancreatitis, 13 with primary… CONTINUE READING

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