Recurrent giant pancreatic pseudocyst

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

A 23 years old male was referred for evaluation of upper abdominal mass .His ultrasonogram revealed a large infected pseudo- pancreatic cyst.,measuring 13 x 14 cm.He underwent cysto- gastrotomy.Two months later he came back for similar complaints. Repeat USG confirmed the presence of large infected pseudocyst of pancreas.

MRI was done which confirmed the recurrent pseudocyst of pancreas.

This case is presented  to make radiologists  be aware  that  such recurrent pseudopancreatic cysts can occur.The cause of recurrence is still not clear
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Case information

rID: 15973
Published: 29th Nov 2011
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
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