Bile pancreatitis is observed in cases of cholelithiasis and abnormal pancreatic choledochoductal junctions. The degeneration/disappearance of pancreatic ductal epithelium is often seen in this type of pancreatitis . Intraluminal aggregation of bacilli may be noted in some pancreatic ducts. Fibrosis progresses periductally and interlobularly (fig. 2), and in this type of pancreatitis, is generally mild and less progressive .
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