Acute pancreatitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Acute abdominal pain with amylase raising

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
CT

Diffuse pancreatic parenchymal enlargement is seen with surrounding retroperitoneal fat stranding and fluid .

Fatty liver with diffuse low attenuation of its parenchyma.

Case Discussion

Diffuse pancreatic parenchymal enlargement is seen with surrounding retroperitoneal fat stranding and fluid in a 45 years patient. The findings are consistent with acute pancreatitis. No evidence of parenchymal necrosis.

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rID: 20829
Published: 14th Dec 2012
Last edited: 13th Sep 2020
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