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Case 2: Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma with Superimposed Acute Pancreatitis

  • Stephanie Coquia
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Abstract

66-year-old man presented with vomiting and mild mid-abdomen pain.

Keywords

Pancreatic adenocarcinoma Autoimmune pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis in pancreatic adenocarcinoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological ScienceJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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