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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 28, 2011; 17(16): 2080-2085
Published online Apr 28, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i16.2080
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Figure 2 Focal form of autoimmune pancreatitis. A: Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) shows a focal lesion (arrows) of pancreatic head which is echopoor with hyperechoic strands; B: A EUS-guided fine needle aspiration is performed (arrow) for tissue characterization; C: Another case of focal autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) with echopoor lesion of pancreatic head (between callipers) and marked echopoor thickening of the choledochal wall (arrow); D: In this case of focal AIP EUS shows a echopoor lesion (arrows) of pancreatic head, with upstream dilatation of both common bile duct (c) and pancreatic duct (w); notice the thickened choledochal wall.