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Leavenworth, IN
A 33-year-old female asked:

my mom has chronic pancreatitis and was in the hospital recently for it. ct showed fluid around pancreas. is this bad? i don't know what this means.

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Fluid around the: pancreas is a sign of acute pancreatitis. Your mom may have had an acute exacerbation of her pancreatitis.

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Last updated Nov 30, 2016

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