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Pancreatic duct dilatation seen on US

    Author: Michele Anzidei, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 83-year-old man presented with recurrent episodes of acute abdominal pain.
    • A previous ultrasound examination had shown dilatation of the main pancreatic duct.
    • Serum amylase level was 180 U/L (normal range, 30-110 U/L) and serum lipase was 400 U/L (normal range, 5-208 U/L).
    • An abdominal CT examination was performed to rule out pancreatitis.