Items tagged “pancreas”

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Appleby procedure

The Appleby procedure is a type of pancreatic cancer resection.  For some patients with pancreatic cancer involving the body and tail of the pancreas, involvement of the coeliac axis is a classic contraindication to pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure).  With the Appleby procedure, ther...
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Whipple procedure

The Whipple procedure (or partial pancreaticoduodenectomy) is considered the definitive surgical operation to resect carcinoma in the head of the pancreas, periampullary carcinoma, or duodenal carcinoma 1. Procedure In the procedure, the head of the pancreas and adjacent duodenum is resected. ...
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Frey procedure

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 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 19 Nov 2014
95% complete
CT
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Pancreas transplant

A pancreas transplant is a procedure performed in some medical centers in which a donor pancreas is transplanted to a recipient.  The donor pancreas is typically cadaveric, but may rarely be a segment from a living donor 1.  The transplant is meant to establish normoglycemia in patients with dia...
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Pancreatic intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm (ITPN)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 15 Jan 2015
95% complete
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Pancreatic intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm

Pancreatic intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasms (ITPNs) are rare variants of intraductal papillary neoplasms. Unlike an IPMN, an ITPN does not produce mucin. Epidemiology Incidence/prevalence is unclear. Small series show an even male:female distribution and an average age of presentation of ...
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Johanson-Blizzard syndrome

Johanson-Blizzard syndrome is a disorder of ectodermal dysplasia with a wide variability in its manifestations. It is thought to have autosomal recessive inheritance. Clinical presentation There is a wide variability in the clinical presentation, but common features are: low birth weight hyp...
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Walled-off pancreatic necrosis (WOPN)

A large cystic le...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Azza Elgendy
Published 15 Mar 2015
77% complete
CT
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Acute necrotic collection

Acute necrotic collections (ANCs) are an early, local complication of necrotising pancreatitis. Terminology The following are the latest terms according to the updated Atlanta classification to describe fluid collections associated with acute pancreatitis 1,2: fluid collections in interstitia...
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Pancreatic atrophy

Pancreatic atrophy is non-specific and is common in elderly patients, although in younger patients it can be a hallmark of pathology. Most commonly it is associated with aging, obesity and end-stage chronic pancreatitis.  It occurs principally with fatty replacement of the pancreas (pancreatic ...
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Haemorrhagic pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Adam Tunis
Published 10 Apr 2015
65% complete
MRI
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Pancreas in hiatus hernia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 28 Aug 2015
74% complete
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Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas - macrocystic/oligocystic

Dr Domenico Nicoletti
Published 04 Jun 2015
67% complete
CTMRI
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Pancreatic mucinous cystadenoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 10 Jun 2015
65% complete
CT
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Normal pancreas (ultrasound)

Normal transverse...
 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 15 Jun 2015
69% complete
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Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour - well differentiated

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Sigmund Stuppner
Published 25 Nov 2015
80% complete
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4D syndrome

4D syndrome is a term used to describe a manifestation of syndromic glucagonomas, a type of pancreatic endocrine tumour. D: dermatitis 2 necrolytic migratory erythema - a widespread rash, tending to involve perioral and perigenital regions oral rashes (angular stomatitis, cheilitis) tend to ...
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Pancreatic hydatid cyst

Cyst wall showing...
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Pradosh Kumar Sarangi
Published 09 Dec 2015
74% complete
CT
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Paraduodenal pancreatitis

Some small locore...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Sebastian Tschauner
Published 03 Jan 2016
95% complete
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VIPoma

VIPomas are a very rare type of pancreatic endocrine tumour that secrete, and get their name from, vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). The clinical syndrome resulting from these tumours is commonly known as WDHA syndrome, as an acronym of the cardinal symptoms of watery diarrhoea, hypokalaemia,...

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