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    Chronic pancreatitis - Ammann's diagnostic criteria: The Zurich Classification for Alcoholic Chronic Pancreatitis

    Ammann's diagnostic criteria for chronic pancreatitis were published with the 1997 Zurich international workshop on chronic pancreatitis.

    1) Recurrent pancreatitis and
    2) ≥1 of the following:

    • Calcifications in the pancreas
    • Moderate or severe ductal lesions as defined by the Cambridge criteria
    • Typical pancreatic histology of an adequate surgical specimen
    • Persistent exocrine insufficiency (for ≥2 years)

    References:

    1. Ammann RW. A clinically based classification system for alcoholic chronic pancreatitis: summary of an international workshop on chronic pancreatitis. Pancreas. 1997 Apr;14(3):215–21
    2. Tytgat G, Tytgat S. Grading and Staging in Gastroenterology. Thieme; 2008
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