Obliteration of periarterial retropancreatic fat on CT in pancreatitis: An exception to the rule

Patrick H Luetmer, D. H. Stephens, A. P. Fischer

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Abstract

We report a case of pancreatitis in which obliteration of the fat at the margins of the celiac axis and superior mesenteric artery, together with a focal mass in the pancreas, produced a CT appearance indistinguishable from that typically caused by pancreatic carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-64
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume153
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989

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Superior Mesenteric Artery
Pancreatitis
Abdomen
Pancreas
Fats
Pancreatic Carcinoma

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Obliteration of periarterial retropancreatic fat on CT in pancreatitis : An exception to the rule. / Luetmer, Patrick H; Stephens, D. H.; Fischer, A. P.

In: American Journal of Roentgenology, Vol. 153, No. 1, 1989, p. 63-64.

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