Pancreatic pseudocyst

Case contributed by Naqibullah Foladi
Diagnosis almost certain


Abdominal trauma two weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

A well-defined hypo-attenuating cystic lesion in anterior to the pancreas and posterior to the stomach with an enhancing wall and homogeneous fluid density content. No internal soft tissue components.

No pancreatic duct dilatation.

Mild ascites in the pelvis.

No other abdominal solid organ injury.

Case Discussion

The CT findings are suggestive of pancreatic pseudocyst. Pancreatic trauma is the etiology in this case. However, pancreatitis is the most common cause of a pancreatic pseudocyst.


This case was also contributed to by Dr. Mohammad Tahir Aien.

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