Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : PD17 - PD18

Autoimmune Pancreatitis Type II: First Report from India PD17-PD18

Gunjan Desai, Prasad Pande, Chandralekha Tampi, Prasad Wagle

Correspondence
Dr. Gunjan Desai,
Registrar, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai-400050, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: dsshlsh@gmail.com

Autoimmune Pancreatitis (AIP) presents in two forms - Type I or lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing pancreatitis and Type II or idiopathic ducto-centric pancreatitis (IDCP). AIP II is rare in south Asia and, especially so, in India. Most patients have either Idiopathic Chronic Pancreatitis (ICP) or alcohol related chronic pancreatitis. AIP Type I has been described in India. We herein report a patient who had features of ICP on imaging, for whom surgery was performed to relieve chronic pancreatic pain. However, the pathologic features revealed AIP Type II or IDCP.