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July 1977

Pancreatitis With Coexistent Pancreatic Duct Stone and Carcinoma: Early Diagnosis by Endoscopic Retrograde Pancreatography

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Medicine (Drs Parke, Sivak, and Cohen) and Pathology (Dr Talbert), Memorial Hospital Medical Center, Long Beach; and the University of California at Irvine (Drs Cohen and Talbert).

Arch Intern Med. 1977;137(7):924-926. doi:10.1001/archinte.1977.03630190078020

We had a patient with cancer of the pancreas that was diagnosed by endoscopic retrograde pancreatography where conventional diagnostic methods (including arteriography) were negative. Pancreatic resection was possible and examination of the surgical specimen showed microscopic adenocarcinoma coexistent with an intraductal stone and pancreatitis.

(Arch Intern Med 137:924-926, 1977)

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