Chronic Asymptomatic Pancreatic Hyperenzymemia: Is It a Benign Anomaly or a Disease?

  • Alberto Mariani Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 'Vita-Salute San Raffaele' University, Scientific Institute 'San Raffaele'. Milan, Italy
Keywords: Cholangiopancreatography, Magnetic Resonance, Diagnostic Imaging, Hyperamylasemia, Lipase, Pancreatic Diseases


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How to Cite
MarianiA. (2010). Chronic Asymptomatic Pancreatic Hyperenzymemia: Is It a Benign Anomaly or a Disease?. JOP. Journal of the Pancreas, 11(2), 95-98.