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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 30–32 | Cite as

Pancreatic pseudotumors associated with multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosis

  • Arthur Clark
  • Robert K. Zeman
  • Peter L. Choyke
  • E. Maureen White
  • Morton I. Burrell
  • Edward G. Grant
  • Mark H. Jaffe
Article

Abstract

Two patients with multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosis and sclerosing cholangitis developed biliary obstruction due to a fibrotic pancreatic pseudotumor. The masslike fibrosis mimicked pancreatic carcinoma on sonography and cholangiopancreatography. In one patient sonography was successfully used to assess the response of the pseudotumor to corticosteroid therapy.

Key words

Pseudotumors, pancreatic Multifocalidiopathic fibrosclerosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur Clark
    • 1
  • Robert K. Zeman
    • 1
  • Peter L. Choyke
    • 1
  • E. Maureen White
    • 1
  • Morton I. Burrell
    • 2
  • Edward G. Grant
    • 1
  • Mark H. Jaffe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGeorgetown University HospitalWashington, D.C.
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic ImagingYale-New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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