The full content of Annals is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >
Letters |

Chronic Pancreatitis Associated with Adult-Onset Type II Citrullinemia: Clinical and Pathologic Findings

Shu-ichi Ikeda, MD; Shigeyuki Kawa, MD; Yo-ichi Takei, MD; Kanji Yamamoto, MD; Hisashi Shimojo, MD; Ken-ichi Tabata, MD; Keiko Kobayashi, PhD; and Takeyori Saheki, MD
[+] Article, Author, and Disclosure Information

From Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto 390-8621, Japan; Saku General Hospital, Usuda 384-0393, Japan; and Kagoshima University; Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan.

The Editors welcome submissions for possible publication in the Letters section. Authors of letters should:

•Include no more than 300 words of text, three authors, and five references

•Type with double-spacing

•Send three copies of the letter, an authors' form signed by all authors, and a cover letter describing any conflicts of interest related to the contents of the letter.

Letters commenting on an Annals article will be considered if they are received within 6 weeks of the time the article was published. Only some of the letters received can be published. Published letters are edited and may be shortened; tables and figures are included only selectively. Authors will be notified that the letter has been received. If the letter is selected for publication, the author will be notified about 3 weeks before the publication date. Unpublished letters cannot be returned.

Annals welcomes electronically submitted letters.

Ann Intern Med. 2004;141(7):W-109-W-110. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-141-7-200410050-00028-w1
Text Size: A A A


Grahic Jump Location
Pathologic examination of patient 2 (top, middle) and patient 3 (bottom).

Top. A large calculus (arrow) is visible within a main duct in the pancreatic head. The inset shows a coronal section of the cerebrum with extensive necrosis of white matter. Middle. Remarkable fibrosis is present in the pancreas among interlobular spaces, but no serious infiltration of inflammatory cells is seen. (Hematoxylin–eosin; original magnification, ×60.) Bottom. The presence of protein plugs within the pancreatic ducts is noticeable. (Hematoxylin–eosin; original magnification, ×35.)

Grahic Jump Location




Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).


Submit a Comment/Letter
Submit a Comment/Letter

Summary for Patients

Clinical Slide Sets

Terms of Use

The In the Clinic® slide sets are owned and copyrighted by the American College of Physicians (ACP). All text, graphics, trademarks, and other intellectual property incorporated into the slide sets remain the sole and exclusive property of the ACP. The slide sets may be used only by the person who downloads or purchases them and only for the purpose of presenting them during not-for-profit educational activities. Users may incorporate the entire slide set or selected individual slides into their own teaching presentations but may not alter the content of the slides in any way or remove the ACP copyright notice. Users may make print copies for use as hand-outs for the audience the user is personally addressing but may not otherwise reproduce or distribute the slides by any means or media, including but not limited to sending them as e-mail attachments, posting them on Internet or Intranet sites, publishing them in meeting proceedings, or making them available for sale or distribution in any unauthorized form, without the express written permission of the ACP. Unauthorized use of the In the Clinic slide sets will constitute copyright infringement.


Buy Now for $32.00

to gain full access to the content and tools.

Want to Subscribe?

Learn more about subscription options

Forgot your password?
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a reminder to the email address on record.