Ectopic pancreatic tissue

Case contributed by Dr Maksym Kovratko


MRI and CT scan during diagnostic work up. There are no specific complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Lobulated tissue mass in the mesentery of the proximal jejunum. It has the same density and enhancing as in normal pancreatic tissue.


Abdominal MR examination shows lobulated tissue mass in the mesentery of the proximal jejunum with a central duct and with similar MR features to the orthotopic pancreas.

Annotated image

Ectopic pancreatic tissue (red circle)  with a central duct on MRI

Case Discussion

MRI and CT characteristics consistent to the ectopic pancreas tissue. 

The case was kindly provided by the head of the radiological department, Dr Matsiievskyi Taras.

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Case information

rID: 74549
Published: 12th Mar 2020
Last edited: 12th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Clinic Oberig

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