A 25-year-old male asked:
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Am 19 & my MRCP report shows chronic pancreatitis with 4.4mm pancreatict duct.Doct. Gave medicines and told it will be reduced as my age increases????

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Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience in Radiology
Important. Cause ??: The normal Pancreatic Duct should be under 3 mm. Why you duct is dilated is uncertain, My guess is that you had inflammation of pancreas or gall bladder stone in common bile duct. You should be follewed by doctor.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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