Pancreatic pseudocyst

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi


Abdominal trauma two weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

A well-defined hypo-attenuating cystic lesion is noted 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 is noted in the pelvis.

No any other abdominal solid organ injury.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 68193
Published: 26th May 2019
Last edited: 27th May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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