Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings of pancreatic hamartoma: A case report and literature review

Yeo Eun Han, Beom Jin Park, Deuk Jae Sung, Min Ju Kim, Na Yeon Han, Ki Choon Sim, Sung Bum Cho, Joo Young Kim

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    Abstract

    Pancreatic hamartoma is a rare benign malformation that resembles a neoplasm and may be mistaken for a malignancy. The imaging findings of pancreatic hamartoma are not well established, as only one radiological case report has been described since 1983. Herein, we discussed a case of pancreatic hamartoma in a 35-year-old woman and conducted a literature review focused on imaging findings and differential diagnosis of pancreatic hamartoma. Increased late enhancement on post-contrast dynamic study and absence of diffusion restriction may be characteristic MR imaging findings of pancreatic hamartoma that may narrow the differential diagnosis of hypervascular pancreatic lesions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)32-35
    Number of pages4
    JournalClinical Imaging
    Volume52
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018 Nov 1

    Keywords

    • Hamartoma
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
    • Multidetector computed tomography
    • Pancreas

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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