Senescent pancreatic calcifications

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Incidental finding on a thoracic CT for lung fibrosis.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

These 1-3 mm calcifications are distributed randomly in the pancreas.

Case Discussion

These 1-3 mm calcifications are distributed randomly are actually small calculi in the peripheral ducts. They are not necessarily associated with chronic pancreatitis and may be associated with pancreatic atrophy 1.

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Case Information

rID: 16969
Case created: 5th Mar 2012
Last edited: 30th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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