Endoscopic retrograde pancreatographic findings of pancreatic lipomatosis

Kwang Hee Kim, Chang Duck Kim, Ho Sang Ryu, Jin Hai Hyun, Jun Pyo Chung, Jae Bock Chung, Jin Kyung Kang, Hoon Sang Chi, Jong Jae Park

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Abstract

Pancreatic lipomatosis is characterized by fatty infiltration or replacement of the pancreas, and has been associated with many conditions. We recently experienced two cases of pancreatic lipomatosis in patients with pancreatic pseudocyst and a case of lipomatosis in diabetes mellitus. In these patients, abrupt obstruction of the main pancreatic duct with smooth tapering is a typical endoscopic retrograde pancreatography (ERP) finding of pancreatic lipomatosis and must be differentiated with pancreatic carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)578-581
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Korean medical science
Volume14
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Oct

Keywords

  • Cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic, retrograde
  • Lipomatosis
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Kim, K. H., Kim, C. D., Ryu, H. S., Hyun, J. H., Chung, J. P., Chung, J. B., Kang, J. K., Chi, H. S., & Park, J. J. (1999). Endoscopic retrograde pancreatographic findings of pancreatic lipomatosis. Journal of Korean medical science, 14(5), 578-581. https://doi.org/10.3346/jkms.1999.14.5.578