Autoimmun pankreatitis er en differentialdiagnose til pancreascancer

Anne A Rode, Lasse Bremholm

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Abstrakt

Autoimmune pancreatitis is a rare benign inflammatory disease, treated with steroids. It consists of two clinical and histological distinct types, type 1 and type 2. Type 1 is part of an IgG4-related multiorgan disease, while type 2 is pancreas-specific. We here present a case of each type illustrating the difficult diagnostic process and how it can be misinterpreted as pancreatic carcinoma or cholangiocarcinoma. Though autoimmune pancreatitis is rare it should be considered as a differential diagnosis to pancreatic cancer.

Bidragets oversatte titelAutoimmune pancreatitis is a differential diagnosis to pancreatic cancer
OriginalsprogDansk
Sider (fra-til)2-3
Antal sider2
TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
Vol/bind177
Udgave nummer17A
StatusUdgivet - 24 aug. 2015

Emneord

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Autoimmune Diseases/diagnosis
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin G/blood
  • Male
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms/diagnosis
  • Pancreatitis/diagnosis
  • Steroids/therapeutic use
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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