Endocrine tumor of the pancreas

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad



Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

There is a hypervascular pancreatic lesion located in the head of the pancreas, measuring 14 × 11 mm, best appreciated on the arterial phase images.

A small hypodense lesion, 5 mm in diameter, is seen at the left lobe of the liver. No apparent enhancement is noted on postcontrast images.


Case Discussion

Hypervascular pancreatic mass, most likely, a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor (previously known as an islet cell tumor).

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Case information

rID: 61983
Published: 27th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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