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pancretic pseudocyst

O Gómez Beltrán, L Roldán Molleja, J I Garrido Pérez, M Medina Martínez, R Granero Cendón, R González de Caldas Marchal, M Rodríguez Salas, J Gilbert Pérez, R M Paredes Esteban
INTRODUCTION: Lately, there has been an increase in incidence of acute pancreatitis in childhood. Fortunately, 80% of cases are mild and do not require surgical approach. Several etiologic factors have been implicated, such as infections, trauma, congenital anomalies, drugs, biliary diseases. The aim of this study was to assess etiology, clinical features and outcomes of children with acute pancreatitis treated at our center. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective chart review of our cases of acute pancreatitis in patients younger than 16 years old was performed...
January 2013: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
Nicola Zanini, Adele Fornelli, Marta Fiscaletti, Carlo Fabbri, Raffaele Lombardi, Anna Maria Polifemo, Paola Baccarini, Michele Masetti, Elio Jovine
BACKGROUND: Pancreatic mucinous cystic lesions might develop malignancy if untreated, or could harbor malignancy at the time of the diagnosis. Many reports stated that cyst fluid carcinoembryonic antigen is an accurate diagnostic marker of pancreatic mucinous cysts. METHODS: A man with a incidental pancretic cystic lesion of 35 mm in diameter was admitted to our Department. CT and EUS did not reveal solid components, main duct was not dilated and cyst fluid CEA was very high (1445 ng/ml)...
May 2012: Pancreatology: Official Journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et Al.]
G Mendez, M B Isikoff, M C Hill
a retrospective review of 102 ptients with the clinical diagnosis of acute pancreatitis undergoing computed tomographic (CT) evaluation during a 9 month period revealed 32 patients with abnormal CT scans. All 32 had enlargement of the pancreas. The extent of inflammatory process on these patients was examined. Twenty patients exhibited a phlegmonous mass extending into the region of the lesser sac. There was involvement of the left anterior pararenal space in 13 (the right in three and both in four). Eight patients demonstrated involvement of the posterior pararenal space, and in seven of these the inflammatory process extended down the psoas muscle into the pelvis...
September 1980: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
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