CT upper abdomen ...
Axial C+ arterial phase
CT upper abdomen pancreatic phase: Diffuse enlargement of the pancreas with loss of definition of pancreatic clefts, so-called "sausage-like appearance". Minimal peripancreatic fat stranding, with inflammatory thickening confined to the peripancreatic region. Peripancreatic rim of low attenuation "halo" is well seen in the pancreatic phase.
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

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