Items tagged “pancreas”

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Pancreatic mesenchymal neoplasms

Pancreatic mesenchymal neoplasms (or pancreatic nonepithelial neoplasms) are a group of rare pancreatic neoplasms that arise from the structural elements of the pancreas (nerves, fat, lymph), rather than from the exocrine or endocrine cells of the pancreas. Neoplasms from exocrine and endocrine ...
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Pancreatic lipoma

Pancreatic lipomas are uncommon mesenchymal tumors of the pancreas. Clinical presentation Rarely symptomatic, they are most often detected incidentally on cross-sectional imaging for another purpose. If they do cause symptoms, it will typically be those related to regional mass effect from the...
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Pancreatic neurofibroma

Pancreatic neurofibromas are rare nonepithelial neoplasms of the pancreas. They are similar to neurofibromas found elsewhere in the body, and are associated with neurofibromatosis type I.  Clinical presentation If they do cause symptoms, it will typically be those related to regional mass effe...
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Pancreatic lymphangioma

Pancreatic lymphangiomas are benign lesions that are often found incidentally during cross-sectional imaging for another reason. Clinical presentation More common in adults (in contrast to lymphangiomas in the head and neck, which are more common in children). Account for approximately 1% of a...
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Pancreatic PEComa

Pancreatic perivascular epithelioid cell tumours (or "Pancreatic PEComas") are a subtype of the larger family of PEComas. Pancreatic PEComas are very rare with <20 cases described. Clinical presentation More common in adults (in contrast to lymphangiomas in the head and neck, which are more co...
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Pancreatic divisum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chad Wong
Published 01 May 2016
95% complete
MRI
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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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Multifocal branch duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 09 Jun 2016
68% complete
CT
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Hypertriglyceridaemia-induced acute pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 04 Jul 2016
89% complete
CT
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CT severity index in acute pancreatitis

The CT severity index (CTSI) is based on findings from a CT scan with intravenous contrast to assess the severity of acute pancreatitis. The severity of computed tomography findings have been found to correlate well with clinical indices of severity.  The CTSI sums two scores: Balthazar score:...
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Serous cystadenoma of pancreas

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Domenico Nicoletti
Published 17 Jul 2016
71% complete
CTMRI
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Insulinoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mustafa Hammad
Published 06 Dec 2016
70% complete
CTMRI
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Necrotising pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 10 Sep 2016
89% complete
CT
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Paraduodenal pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Eric F Greif
Published 06 Jun 2017
80% complete
CTAnnotated image
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Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky
Published 19 Oct 2017
71% complete
MRI

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