Histopathological features of diagnostic and clinical relevance in autoimmune pancreatitis: a study on 53 resection specimens and 9 biopsy specimens

Published on Oct 27, 2004in Virchows Archiv2.906
· DOI :10.1007/S00428-004-1140-Z
Giuseppe Zamboni81
Estimated H-index: 81
(University of Verona),
Jutta Lüttges49
Estimated H-index: 49
(CAU: University of Kiel)
+ 6 AuthorsGünter Klöppel108
Estimated H-index: 108
(CAU: University of Kiel)
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Abstract
Background and Aims Autoimmune pancreatitis seems to be a disease with a heterogeneous appearance. Our intention was to establish key diagnostic criteria, define grades of severity and activity, identify features of potential subtypes and evaluate the diagnostic relevance of biopsy specimens.
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