Journal of the Pancreas Open Access

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Autoimmune Pancreatitis Mimicking Cholangiocarcinoma/Pancreatic Cancer Presenting as Painless Jaundice and Porta Hepatis Adenopathy: A Case Report

GLiu-An Zhongying*, Manners Christopher, Ginzberg Dina, Zhu Hongfa, Ligresti Rosario and Arad Danit

Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a rare and unique cause of obstructive jaundice in adults. Due to overlapping symptomatology, clinical presentation, and laboratory findings with malignant pathologies such as cholangiocarcinoma or pancreatic cancer, it is important to consider AIP in the differential diagnosis of new-onset obstructive jaundice. To underscore this, we present a case of obstructive jaundice resulting from isolated porta-hepatis adenopathy secondary to autoimmune pancreatitis in a previously healthy 62-year-old male

Published Date: 2024-04-22; Received Date: 2024-03-17