Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Pancreatic Calcification- Radiograph

This is a case of 22 year old male with characteristic pancreatic calcification crossing the midline marked by arrows. Few causes of pancreatic calcification are-
  1. Alcoholic pancreatitis.
  2. Hereditary pancreatitis
  3. Few patients with advanced cystic fibrosis and diabetes mellitus
  4. Protein malnutrition

 
 

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