Chronic pancreatitis

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


A 25 yr old man presented with severe chronic abdominal pain.Previous medical history was unremarkable

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

CT scan reveals innumerable coarse calcifications throughout the pancreas associated with dilatation of main pancreatic duct.

Case Discussion

This CT finding is indicative of idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.There is no underlying cause in this case and ethiology in this case is unknown.

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Case information

rID: 21022
Published: 29th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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