Items tagged “pancreas”

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Annular pancreas

Annular pancreas is a morphological anomaly which can cause duodenal obstruction. This condition is important to recognise, as radiologists are frequently the first to make the diagnosis. Epidemiology The incidence is probably 1 in 250, however incidence is not accurately reported 1. It is as ...
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Solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas

Solid pseudopapillary tumours (SPT) of the pancreas are rare (usually benign) pancreatic tumours. Terminology The tumour has been referred to with multiple different names, including: solid pseudopapillary tumour (SPT) of the pancreas solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) solid pseudopapilla...
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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis refers to inflammation involving the pancreas.  It has various forms which can be classified in many many ways according to time of onset, aetiological agent or associated pathology. acute pancreatitis interstitial oedematous pancreatitis necrotising pancreatitis haemorrhagic p...
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Ampulla of Vater

The ampulla of Vater is a conical structure at the confluence of the common bile duct (CBD) and the main pancreatic duct that protrudes at the major duodenal papilla into the medial aspect of the descending duodenum. The entire structure is encased by smooth muscle fibers that compose the sphinc...
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Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Lawrence Josey
Published 29 May 2012
74% complete
MRI
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Pancreas divisum

Pancreas divisum represents a variation in pancreatic ductal anatomy that can be associated with abdominal pain and idiopathic pancreatitis. It is characterised, in the majority of cases, by the dorsal pancreatic duct (main pancreatic and Santorini ducts) directly entering the minor papilla with...
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Acute pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Rahmoun Fateh
Published 24 Jul 2012
77% complete
CT
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Acute pancreatitis

coulée au niveau ...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Rahmoun Fateh
Published 24 Jul 2012
48% complete
CT
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Acute pancreatitis

pancréas tuméfié ...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Rahmoun Fateh
Published 24 Jul 2012
48% complete
CT
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Intrapancreatic accessory spleen mimicking a pancreatic endocrine tumour

Special formattin...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 26 Jul 2012
80% complete
CTAnnotated image
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Necrotising pancreatitis

Necrotising pancreatitis (NP) represents the severe form of pancreatitis. It is considered a subtype of acute pancreatitis as necrosis usually tends to occurs early, within the first 24-48 hours, but can also rarely occur with subacute forms. A key feature is a significant amount of pancreatic ...
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Acute pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 14 Dec 2012
89% complete
CT
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Pancreatic ductal carcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 18 Dec 2012
84% complete
CT
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Pancreatic abscess due to necrotizing pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 22 Dec 2012
60% complete
CT
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Double duct sign - carcinoma of the head of the pancreas

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 03 Jan 2013
71% complete
CT
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Post ERCP pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bita Abbasi
Published 09 Jan 2013
89% complete
CT
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Insulinoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 31 Jan 2013
64% complete
CTAnnotated image
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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 02 May 2013
80% complete
MRI
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Causes of pancreatitis (mnemonic)

A catchy and early learnt mnemonic for recalling some of the causes of pancreatitis is: I GET SMASHED Mnemonic I: idiopathic G: gallstones E: ethanol (alcohol) T: trauma S: steroids  M: mumps (and other infections) / malignancy A: autoimmune S: scorpion stings/spider bites H: hyperlip...
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Balthazar score

The Balthazar score is a subscore within the CT severity index (CTSI) for grading of acute pancreatitis.  The CTSI sums two scores: Balthazar score: grading of pancreatitis (A-E) grading the extent of pancreatic necrosis The Balthazar score was originally used alone, but the addition of a sc...

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