Pancreatic laceration

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Blunt abdominal trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male

Unremarkable radiograph.


Focal disruption of the pancreatic parenchyma is noted at the head-neck junction with a hypodense fluid collection with no enhancement or active extravasation.


Follow up US after one week

Hypoechoic fluid collection is noted at the site of pancreatic laceration at the head-neck junction

Case Discussion

Considering the history of trauma, features are consistent with pancreatic laceration.

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Case information

rID: 19314
Published: 26th Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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