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World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol. May 15, 2014; 5(2): 71-81
Published online May 15, 2014. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v5.i2.71
Figure 1
Figure 1 Computed tomography. A: Computed tomography (CT) findings in autoimmune pancreatitis: Showing diffuse enlargement and a “sausage like” appearance of the pancreas (arrow); B: Axial contrast enhanced CT image demonstrating a characteristic low signal rim or halo surrounding the body and tail of the pancreas in another patient with autoimmune pancreatitis.
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Figure 2 Focal enlargement of the pancreatic parenchyma in the head of the pancreas (arrow), and dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts visible (arrowheads).
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Figure 3 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography findings of multiple and focal strictures and dilatation in the intrahepatic bile ducts in autoimmune pancreatitis.
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Figure 4 A strategy for distinguishing autoimmune pancreatitis from pancreatic cancer (based upon the Mayo clinic strategy[23]). CT: Computed tomography; MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging; AIP: Autoimmune pancreatitis.
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Figure 5 Axial computed tomography image. A: Demonstrating a characteristic sausage shaped enlarged pancreas with surrounding halo in keeping with autoimmune pancreatitis; B: From the same patient 8 mo later following corticosteroid therapy demonstrating response to treatment.