Pancreatic head cancer

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Work up for post cholecystectomy abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

30×25 mm ill-defined low enhancing mass in the pancreatic head without vascular enhancement. A few small lymphadenopathies are seen at peripancreatic and paraaortic regions with maximum SAD of 10 mm.  

The gallbladder is not seen at anatomical location due to prior resection. Pneumobilia is present.

Mild degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Pancreatic head mass; pathology proven adenocarcinoma; with small regional and para-aortic lymphadenopathies.

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Case information

rID: 87745
Published: 14th Mar 2021
Last edited: 15th Mar 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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