Pancreatic pseudocyst

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Blunt abdominal trauma

Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Female
X-ray

Two weeks from initial trauma.

Ultrasound

Large midline cystic structure. The origin of the lesion couldn't be determined. 

CT

Large midline cystic structure on the upper abdomen with small communication to the pancreatic tail.

MRI

MRCP confirm the communication of the large cystic structure to the tail of the pancreas.

Ultrasound

spontaneous rupture of the pseudo pancreatic cyst evident by free fluid in the pelvis with loss of the configuration of the cyst. 

CT

S/P drainage tube insertion. Small cystic lesion is seen at the pancreatic tail.

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Case information

rID: 27814
Case created: 21st Feb 2014
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
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