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A 76-year-old female asked about a 50-year-old male:

on a ct with contrast of abd/pelvis it say "hypodensity in the pancreatic head may represent ipmn or small pseudocyst. slightly prominent pancreatic ?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Need more info: Would need more information to answer this. Why was the CT scan being performed? Pain? Pancreatitis? Some radiology findings are just incidental and have no clinical meaning. Ask your doctor who ordered the test if there is a concern for you. May need to see a GI specialist for endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound of the pancreas.
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
See provider: The possibility of an intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) in your pancreas means you should follow up with your health care provider to continue looking into possibly further evaluating the abnormality seen on your MRI.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2020

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