OBJECTIVE. Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a rare chronic relapsing steroid-responsive fibroinflammatory disorder of the pancreas that is likely caused by immune dysregulation. It is now thought that AIP consists of two distinct clinicopathologic syndromes currently designated as types 1 and 2. CONCLUSION. A current update on etiopathogenesis, pathology, and clinical and imaging findings of AIP is provided with an emphasis on diagnosis and management.
- Autoimmune pancreatitis
- International consensus diagnostic criteria
- Type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis
- Type 2 autoimmune pancreatitis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging