Autoimmune pancreatitis

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert


Known lymphoma of the lacrimal gland, routinely screened for other locations of lymphoma with CT.

Patient Data

Age: 63 yr
Gender: Female

Diffuse enlargement of the pancreas with loss of definition of pancreatic clefts, so-called "sausage-like appearance".
Minimal peripancreatic fat stranding, with inflammatory thickening confined to the peripancreatic region. Peripancreatic rim of low attenuation "halo" is well seen in the pancreatic phase.

Right hepatic lobe segment VI small enhancing focal lesion (incidental finding). 

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Case information

rID: 11060
Case created: 13th Oct 2010
Last edited: 27th Jul 2015
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