Pancreatic cystosis in cystic fibrosis: Case report

L. Monti, T. Salerno, V. Lucidi, G. Fariello, C. Orazi, R. Manfredi, S. Bella, M. Castro

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Abstract

We describe a 19-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, with pancreatic insufficiency since the age of 4 who presented at the age of 13 with postprandial abdominal pain. Ultrasonography and computed tomography showed several pancreatic cysts that progressively increased in diameter over 6 years. The lack of association with clinical and biochemical signs of acute pancreatitis is highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)648-650
Number of pages3
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Computed tomography
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • MR cholangiopancreatography
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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