Described initially as a form of sclerosing autoimmune pancreatitis
(now designated as type I autoimmune pancreatitis
), (1-3) the disease has since been recognized as having the capacity to affect nearly every organ system.
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in autoimmune pancreatitis
Other common presentations include Riedel's thyroiditis, autoimmune pancreatitis
, sclerosing cholangitis, sialadenitis, dacryoadenitis, periaortitis, an eosinophilic rash, and pseudotumor of the lung, lymph nodes, or orbits.
Anti-carbonic anhydrase II antibody in autoimmune pancreatitis
and tubulointerstitial nephritis.
sup], IgG4-RD was first characterized in 2001 as sclerosing pancreatitis, and then was referred to as type I IgG4-related autoimmune pancreatitis
related cholangitis is an autoimmune systemic disorder characterized by infiltration of IgG4-positive lymphocytes into pancreatic or extra-pancreatic tissue.
This constellation of autoimmune diseases was initially recognized as autoimmune pancreatitis
in 2001 and by 2003, extra pancreatic tissue and virtually any organ or system of the body involvement was documented.
is a systemic autoimmune disease.
31) IgG4-related disease can be differentiated from SS by lower rate of xerophthalmia, xerostomia and arthralgias as well as higher rate of allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma, autoimmune pancreatitis
, and interstitial nephritis.
41,42) The term autoimmune pancreatitis
is currently preferred since clinical, serologic, histologic, and immunohistochemical findings suggest an autoimmune mechanism, and it is often associated with other autoimmune conditions including primary sclerosing cholangitis, sjogren syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease.
The diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis
(AIP) was based on the international consensus diagnostic criteria for AIP .
My questions (1) are there tests for autoimmune pancreatitis
(2) could she have chronic CMV infection of pancreas (3) any ideas on further diagnosis (I plan a comprehensive digestive stool analysis) celiac workup negative.