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Case 11597

Acute pancreatitis with pancreas divisum

Author(s)
Arsany Hakim, Christoph Rozeik

Kreiskrankenhaus Lörrach,
Radiologie; Spitalstr. 25
79539 Lörrach, Germany;
Email:arsany_hakim@yahoo.com
 
Patient
male, 71 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT

    Axial CT of the abdomen in a venous phase showing diffuse oedema of the pancreas with peripancreatic fluid collection (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Pancreas; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute; Inflammation; Oedema;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRCP

    MRCP with MIP, showing that the main pancreatic duct crosses the distal part of the bile duct to drain into the duodenum via the minor papilla.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Pancreas; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Cholangiography; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Volume rendering

    Volume rendering MRCP showing the main pancreatic duct that crosses the common bile duct and drains via the minor papilla.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Pancreas; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Cholangiography; Computer Applications-3D; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Movie

    Volume rendering MRCP, showing the main pancreatic duct that runs ventral to the common bile duct to drain into the duodenum via the minor papilla.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Pancreas; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Cholangiography; Computer Applications-3D; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Axial CT of the abdomen in a venous phase showing diffuse oedema of the pancreas with peripancreatic fluid collection (arrows).
 
MRCP with MIP, showing that the main pancreatic duct crosses the distal part of the bile duct to drain into the duodenum via the minor papilla.
 
Volume rendering MRCP showing the main pancreatic duct that crosses the common bile duct and drains via the minor papilla.
 
Volume rendering MRCP, showing the main pancreatic duct that runs ventral to the common bile duct to drain into the duodenum via the minor papilla.
 
 
 
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