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Midha et al should be applauded for their comprehensive study on chronic pancreatitis (CP) in India.1 We thank them for validating our earlier observations on idiopathic chronic pancreatitis (ICP) patients.2 Their proposed hypothesis ‘chronic pancreatitis previously classified as tropical calcific pancreatitis (TCP) represented idiopathic chronic pancreatitis in India’ is interesting, as the absence of a known aetiological factor (idiopathic) has been a major diagnostic criterion for TCP. While it is understandable that the classical clinical picture of TCP, that had malnutrition as an important component, is changing due to improved economy, it may not be appropriate to comment retrospectively that …
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