Although AIP is the most popular name for the disease, it has also been known as 'lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing pancreatitis', 'chronic sclerosing pancreatitis', 'nonalcoholic duct-destructive pancreatitis', 'granulocyte epithelial lesion (GEL)-positive pancreatitis', 'idiopathic duct centric pancreatitis' (IDCP) and 'tumefactive chronic pancreatitis'.[5,9,10,11,12]
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