Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a type of chronic pancreatitis that can be difficult to distinguish from pancreatic carcinoma. There are two categories of AIP: Type 1 and Type 2, each with distinct clinical profiles. Type 1 AIP is regarded as a manifestation of IgG4-related disease. Type 2 AIP is not associated with systemic disease, and relapses do not occur. Patients ..
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) are benign tumors of the pancreatic duct cells. IPMN produces mucus and can form cysts. They can progress to pancreatic cancer. Related articles:Pancreatic cancerAutoimmune pancreatitisPancreatic Cysts References: International consensus guidelines 2012 for the management of IPMN and MCN of the pancreas Elta, Grace H MD, ..