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Autoimmune pancreatitis/IgG4-associated cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis--overlapping or separate diseases?

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Autoimmune pancreatitis is a recently described fibroinflammatory disease which is characterised by raised serum levels of IgG4 (in >70% of cases), and an IgG4-positive lymphoplasmacytic tissue infiltrate. A favourable and rapid clinical response to oral steroid therapy is often seen. Biliary involvement is common, and the term IgG4-associated cholangitis has recently been coined. The cholangiographic appearances of IgG4-associated cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis can be diff...

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10.1016/j.jhep.2009.04.010

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Journal:
Journal of hepatology
Volume:
51
Issue:
2
Pages:
398-402
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1600-0641
ISSN:
0168-8278
URN:
uuid:9083f7fa-a237-419c-b68f-2b89a8512fee
Source identifiers:
181182
Local pid:
pubs:181182

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