Tropical pancreatitis and fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes–two sides of the same coin?
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation, Volume 29, Number 3, p.175-176 (2008)
Keywords:adult, article, Calcinosis, case report, Diabetes Complications, diabetes mellitus, human, Humans, male, pancreatitis, pathology
Tropical pancreatitis and fibrocalculous pancreatitic diabetes are usually considered two ends of the same disease although some studies suggest the likelihood of distinct entities. We report the occurrence of these two diseases in two siblings. The literature comparing the similarities and differences between them is briefly reviewed.
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