Tropical calcific pancreatitis

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Tropical calcific pancreatitis

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The terms "Tropical calcific pancreatitis" returned 9 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Stellate cell activation in tropical calcific pancreatitis compared to alcoholic pancreatitis, adenocarcinoma of pancreas and normal pancreas.
 

Author(s): Johny Cyriac, Pushpa Mahadevan, Philip Augustine, Hariharan Ramesh, Abraham Koshy

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Pancreatic stellate cell (PSC) is known to be the source of fibrosis in pancreatic pathology of various etiologies. However, there is no published data on activation of PSCs in tropical calcific pancreatitis.

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2012

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Images in clinical medicine. Tropical calcific pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Frederick J Lee, James Raleigh

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2011 Oct;365(15):1425.

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2011

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Anomalous pancreaticobiliary ductal union in tropical calcific pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Naira Sultan Khuroo, Mohammad Sultan Khuroo, Mehnaaz Sultan Khuroo

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Tropical calcific pancreatitis is unique to developing countries with of unknown origin.

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2010

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The terms "Tropical calcific pancreatitis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic and phenotypic heterogeneity in tropical calcific pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Sumit Paliwal, Seema Bhaskar, Giriraj R Chandak

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Dec;20(46):17314-23.

 

Tropical calcific pancreatitis (TCP) is a form of chronic non-alcoholic pancreatitis initially reported in the developing parts of the tropical world. The clinical phenotype of TCP has undergone marked changes since its first description in 1968. The disease is now seen in relatively ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

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Genetic mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of tropical calcific pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Swapna Mahurkar, D Nageshwar Reddy, G Venkat Rao, Giriraj Ratan Chandak

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2009 Jan;15(3):264-9.

 

Chronic pancreatitis is known to be a heterogeneous disease with varied etiologies. Tropical calcific pancreatitis (TCP) is a severe form of chronic pancreatitis unique to developing countries. With growing evidence of genetic factors contributing to the pathogenesis of TCP, this ...

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2009

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