Autoimmune pancreatitis

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Presentation

Non specific abdominal pain, jaundice and poorly controlled diabetes

Patient Data

Age: 21 yrs
Gender: Female
CT

Single phase CT scan (multiphase scans not performed due to age of patient) demonstrates a diffusely enlarged pancreas with a "halo" like rim of hypoattenuating tissue which is smoothly marginated.  Minimal peripancreatic fat stranding.

Associated splenic vein thrombosis, splenomegaly and cavernous transformation of the portal vein.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis:  Autoimmune pancreatitis

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Case information

rID: 6942
Published: 30th Aug 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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