Acute pancreatitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
CT

The pancreas head and proximal of body are prominent and accompanied by surrounding fat stranding.
A few non-enhanced simple cortical cysts are seen at both kidneys, with maximum diameters of 28mm. 
Degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with acute pancreatitis confirmed biochemically with markedly elevated lipase.

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Case information

rID: 85146
Published: 17th Dec 2020
Last edited: 17th Dec 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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