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Acute pancreatitis

Galifianakis AG - MedPix (2008)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute pancreatitis

History: 54 year old male with persistent fevers, leukocytosis, and low grade abdominal pain.

Findings: Diffuse enlargement of the pancreas with blurring of margins. Stranding densities in the surrounding fat and blurring of the fat planes are also noted.

Ddx: Multiple etiologies of acute pancreatitis include: EtOH Gallstones Metabolic Trauma (including iatrogenesis) Penetrating ulcer Malignancy

Dxhow: Elevated amylase and lipase noted following exam.

Exam: Temp: 100.8 Abd exam: +BS, Soft, -TTP, No rebound. Wbc 14.5k

No MeSH data available.


Axial CT images through the upper abdomen demonstrate a diffusely enlarged, edematous pancreas with ill-defined borders and areas of surrounding phlegmon (soft-tissue attenuation replacing retroperitoneal fat).
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Acute pancreatitis

Galifianakis AG - MedPix (2008)

Axial CT images through the upper abdomen demonstrate a diffusely enlarged, edematous pancreas with ill-defined borders and areas of surrounding phlegmon (soft-tissue attenuation replacing retroperitoneal fat).
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MPX2373_synpic40314: Axial CT images through the upper abdomen demonstrate a diffusely enlarged, edematous pancreas with ill-defined borders and areas of surrounding phlegmon (soft-tissue attenuation replacing retroperitoneal fat).

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute pancreatitis

History: 54 year old male with persistent fevers, leukocytosis, and low grade abdominal pain.

Findings: Diffuse enlargement of the pancreas with blurring of margins. Stranding densities in the surrounding fat and blurring of the fat planes are also noted.

Ddx: Multiple etiologies of acute pancreatitis include: EtOH Gallstones Metabolic Trauma (including iatrogenesis) Penetrating ulcer Malignancy

Dxhow: Elevated amylase and lipase noted following exam.

Exam: Temp: 100.8 Abd exam: +BS, Soft, -TTP, No rebound. Wbc 14.5k

No MeSH data available.