María Sánchez Castañón
University of Verona
Internal medicinePathologyAutoantibodyPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisNot Otherwise SpecifiedAutoimmune pancreatitisDifferential diagnosisPancreatitis, chronicSerologyMedicineGastroenterology
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Objectives Several serological markers have been reported in autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) patients. However, only serum IgG4 (sIgG4) is available in clinical practice for AIP diagnosis. Antiamylase α antibodies (AMY-α Abs) have been proposed to diagnose AIP. This study evaluates the utility of AMY-α Abs and sIgG4 for AIP diagnosis. Methods Twenty-five AIP patients, 84 disease control groups (31 chronic pancreatitis, 30 acute pancreatitis, 23 pancreatic adenocarcinoma), and 59 healthy donors wer...
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