Items tagged “pancreas”

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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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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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Acute pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 11 Sep 2009
77% complete
CT
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Acute pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is an acute inflammation of the pancreas and is a potentially life-threatening condition. The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is made by fulfilling two of the following three criteria 8: acute onset of persistent, severe epigastric pain (i.e. pain consistent with acute pancr...
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Choledochal cyst

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 12 Jan 2010
80% complete
MRI
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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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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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Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms or tumours (IPMNs or IMPTs) are cystic tumours of the pancreas. Epidemiology These tumours are most frequently identified in older patients (50-60 years of age) 6. Main duct type (see below) appears to present a decade or so earlier on average than bran...
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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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Acute pancreatitis with incidental pancreatic lipoma

Acute pancreatiti...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 20 Jul 2010
75% complete
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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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Pancreatic carcinoma with portal vein invasion

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 16 Aug 2010
61% complete
CTNuclear medicine
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Acute pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Nikhil Rao
Published 15 Oct 2010
74% complete
CT
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Islet-cell tumour or the pancreas

CT arterial phase...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Erik Ranschaert
Published 19 Dec 2010
45% complete
CT
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Paraduodenal pancreatitis

Paraduodenal pancreatitis is an uncommon type of focal chronic pancreatitis affecting the groove between the head of the pancreas, the duodenum and the common bile duct. Terminology The following entities with which it shares clinicopathological features are unified by this term and should no ...
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Chronic pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis represents the end result of a continuous, prolonged, inflammatory and fibrosing process that affects the pancreas. This results in irreversible morphologic changes and permanent endocrine and exocrine pancreatic dysfunction. Epidemiology The most common cause of chronic p...
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MEN I with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Jan 2011
74% complete
CT
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Endocrine tumours of the pancreas

Endocrine tumours of the pancreas arise from the pancreatic islet cells and include some distinct tumours that match the cell type of origin.  Terminology Pancreatic endocrine tumours have commonly been referred to as "islet cell tumours", referring to the islets of Langerhans, from which they...
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Insulinoma

Insulinomas are the most common sporadic endocrine tumour of the pancreas. Epidemiology Account for 40% of syndromic pancreatic endocrine tumours. Overall incidence of ~0.0003%. Clinical presentation Typically insulinomas present with Whipple's triad consisting of: fasting hypoglycemia (<50...

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