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

P. 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
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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