Acute pancreatitis

Case contributed by Mohammad Farghali Ali Tosson
Diagnosis almost certain


Acute epigastric pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Bulky hypoattenuated pancreas with swollen head and localized fluid collection encircling the pancreatic head. 

No evidence of pancreatic duct or CBD dilatation.

Case Discussion

Acute pancreatitis is the most likely diagnosis.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.