Monday, January 04, 2010

Groove Pancreatitis-MRCP

Groove pancreatitis is a form of chronic segmental pancreatitis affecting the groove in the region of the pancreatic head, duodenum, and common bile duct. Cystic dystrophy of the duodenal wall, an entity that is most likely related to groove pancreatitis, is characterized by the presence of cystic lesions in the thickened wall of the second portion of the duodenum.

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