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Missed curable carcinoma of the pancreas presenting as chronic pancreatitis.
  1. S. M. Wharton,
  2. Z. Rahman,
  3. C. D. Johnson
  1. Southampton General Hospital, UK.


    We present a case of pancreatic malignancy which presented as chronic pancreatitis. The diagnostic difficulties are discussed. We recommend that when there is any doubt about a diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis with a pancreatic mass, then early resection is appropriate.

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