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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Concern: Regrettably yes. Most likely it will be OK. Hope all turns out well.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
MRI: Mri is more accurate than ultrasounds. Acid reflux could have caused your symptoms. If persist, please see your pcp.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Coarsening?: I am not aware of pancreatic echotexture "coarsening" on ultrasound. However, if there is a concern about the pancreas an MRI should adequately depict ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Mrcp Pancreas: You may have had pancreatitis 2 months ago with your pain. At that time you may have had elevated liver and pancreatic enzymes. Your doctor ordered ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Should repeat exam: There can be lymph nodes near gall bladder. Lymph nodes can be reactive to infection, inflammation, trauma, neoplasm etc. Observation for short interv ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Enlarged pancreas: This is not good. It could be inflammation or a host of other causes. You must follow through with the treatments plans of your doctors.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
MRI: This is a situation where your physician, who knows your symptoms, should go over the study with the radiologist who interpreted it. The findings appe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Only if measured &: If the images obtained by MRI were properly obtained (T1 or T2 weighting), formatted (reconstructed in the sagittal or coronal plane), & evaluated ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Pancreatitis?: Sometimes imaging lags behind acute disease process. Sounds like pancreatitis. Doctor should treat symptoms and patient not the images.Etiology of pan ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Many sources: While lipase and amylase are produced for the most part by the pancreas, an elevation is usually a result of inflammation of pancreatic tissue . ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Technically, No.: An MRCP is a heavily T2-weighted MRI signal of the abdomen. If the T2 weighting were (for some reason) NOT "very" heavy, AND if there were reconstruct ... Read More

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