The pancreas

Anil Chauhan, Khaled M. Elsayes, Tara Sagebiel, Priya R. Bhosale

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Abstract

Pancreatic pathologies can be focal or diffuse and vary from malignant neoplasms to benign conditions such as congenital anomalies, inflammation, and traumatic lesions. In this chapter, we discuss the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas to improve the reader’s understanding of nonneoplastic, primary, and secondary pancreatic pathologies. This chapter also provides a radiographic approach for evaluating and distinguishing the different types of pancreatic lesions on cross-sectional imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCross-Sectional Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Algorithmic Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages189-227
Number of pages39
ISBN (Electronic)9781493918843
ISBN (Print)9781493918836
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Cystic
  • Ipmn
  • Mucinous
  • Pancreas
  • Pancreatitis
  • Serous

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