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2019 Apr




Chronic Asymptomatic Pancreatic Hyperenzymemia: A Long-term Follow-up.


Amodio A, De Marchi G, Granato A, de Pretis N, Gabbrielli A, Manfredi R, Pozzi Mucelli R, Frulloni L
Pancreas. 2019 Apr; 48(4):544-547.
PMID: 30946240.


Chronic asymptomatic pancreatic hyperenzymemia (CAPH) was described as a benign disease. However, we already described clinically relevant findings requiring surgery or follow-up in a half of subjects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of CAPH in terms of symptoms and evolution toward chronic pancreatitis.