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Pancreatitis, acute - CT scan

Pancreatitis, acute - CT scan


This upper abdominal CT scan shows inflammation and swelling of the pancreas caused by acute infection (pancreatitis).

Review Date 10/26/2021

Updated by: Michael M. Phillips, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.