Items tagged “pancreas”

135 results found
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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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Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas

 Diagnosis not applicable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
36% complete
CT
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Pancreatic trauma

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
68% 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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Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 01 Jan 2011
73% complete
CT
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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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Whipple triad

Whipple triad is the clinical presentation of pancreatic insulinomas and consists of: fasting hypoglycemia (<50 mg/dl) symptoms of hypoglycemia immediate relief of symptoms after the administration of IV glucose History and etymology As a good piece of trivia, one would suspect that Whipple...
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Gastrinoma

Gastrinomas are the second most common pancreatic endocrine tumour and the most common type in the setting of multiple endocrine neoplasia type I (MEN I). Epidemiology Most gastrinomas are sporadic, although some are seen in the setting of multiple endocrine neoplasia type I (MEN I). In genera...
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Glucagonoma

Glucagonomas are pancreatic endocrine tumours that secrete glucagon. Most lesions are malignant. Epidemiology They are rare with an incidence of 0.000005%. Equal incidence in middle-aged men and women.  Clinical presentation Most patients present with a necrolytic migratory rash and various ...
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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 23 Mar 2011
71% complete
CT
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von Hippel Lindau disease

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 06 Jul 2015
98% complete
CT
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Pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 07 Aug 2011
61% complete
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Lipoma of the head of the pancreas

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 08 Aug 2011
65% complete
CT
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Emphysematous Pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Fabricio Machado
Published 07 Dec 2011
77% complete
CT
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Pancreatic lipomatosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 31 Jan 2012
56% complete
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