Items tagged “pancreas”

135 results found
Case

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: tail of pancreas

IPMN of tail of p...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 30 Aug 2009
62% complete
CT
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Autoimmune pancreatitis

Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a form of chronic pancreatitis associated with autoimmune manifestations on clinical, histological, and laboratory grounds 1. Distinguishing this entity from other forms of chronic pancreatitis (such as alcohol-induced) is important as steroid treatment is effec...
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Puestow procedure

The Puestow procedure is a lateral side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy that is used for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis. The pancreas is essentially filleted along its long axis from the uncinate process to the tail and connected to a Roux en-Y loop of jejunum. The pancreaticojejunal anas...
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Autoimmune pancreatitis (diagnostic criteria)

There are several sets of diagnostic criteria for autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP), with some overlap and contradictions. At the time of writing (July 2016), these are the most widely used sets of diagnostic criteria. Asian 2008 AIP diagnostic criteria both criteria I to be fulfilled one criter...
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Pancreatic metastases

Pancreatic metastases are uncommon and are only found in a minority (3-12%) of patients with widespread metastatic disease at autopsy . They account for only 2-5% of all pancreatic malignancies. Although essentially any primary may eventually deposit in the panaceas the most common primaries en...
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Pancreatic cancer and splenunculi

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 06 Sep 2009
71% complete
CT
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Ranson criteria

Ranson's criteria are useful in assessing prognosis in early acute pancreatitis. The more of the criteria are met the higher the mortality. Ranson's criteria are assessed both at admission and at 48 hours. Criteria On admission age: >55 years white blood count: >16 000/mm blood glucose leve...
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Ampullary lesion: double-duct sign

Double-duct sign
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Sep 2009
59% complete
CT
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Duodenal diverticulum on CT intravenous cholangiogram

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Sep 2009
62% complete
CT
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Acute pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 11 Sep 2009
77% complete
CT
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Choledochal cyst

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 12 Jan 2010
80% complete
MRI
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Serous cystadenoma of pancreas

Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas (or microcystic adenoma) is an uncommon type of benign cystic pancreatic neoplasm.  Epidemiology There is a recognised strong female predilection (M:F ~ 1:4) and usually presents in middle age to elderly patients (>60 years of age).  Clinical presentation M...
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Solid-pseudopapillary tumour of pancreas

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 08 Feb 2010
39% complete
CT
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Necrotising pancreatitis with walled-off necrotic collections

Pseudocyst

Pancr...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 09 Feb 2010
59% complete
CT
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Pancreatic lipomatosis

Pancreatic lipomatosis refers to fatty replacement of pancreatic parenchyma. This finding is most often associated with obesity and aging.  It tends to be commonest pathological condition involving the pancreas. The condition may occassionally simulate a mass like lesion particularly when fatty...
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von Hippel Lindau pancreatic cysts

von Hippel Lindau...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 25 Apr 2010
68% complete
MRI
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Necrotising pancreatitis: acute necrotic collection maturing into walled-off pancreatic necrosis

Pancreatitis: Ini...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 03 May 2010
92% complete
CT
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Pancreatic trauma injury grading

A number of pancreatic injury grading systems have been proposed. Classifications American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) grade 1: haematoma with minor contusion/laceration but without duct injury grade 2: major contusion/laceration but without duct injury grade 3: distal lace...
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Acute pancreatitis with incidental pancreatic lipoma

Acute pancreatiti...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 20 Jul 2010
75% complete
CTUltrasoundMRI
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Insulinoma (MEN type 1)

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 12 Aug 2010
68% complete
MRI

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