Gas in the pancreatic duct - pneumopancreatica

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


PH of Whipple procedure for pancreatic head mass. Now epigastric pain

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Gas in the biliary tree as expected post Whipple procedure due to loss of sphincter mechanism but also in the pancreatic duct (and branches). This is quite unusual. Note also surrounding fluid suggesting mild acute pancreatitis.

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Case information

rID: 28963
Published: 23rd Apr 2014
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
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