A 55-year-old female asked:
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up rt abdominal pain.ct done wout dye. allerguc to dye. would it still show pancreatitis if i had it with no dye?

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Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Maybe: Sometimes there is still visible inflammation. That said, blood work is better at diagnosing pancreatitis than ct. Ct is helpful for ruling out complications such as psuedocyst.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes: A non-contrast ct would show sever pancreatitis. Do you have a gallbladder? Did you have an ultrasound?
Answered on Mar 12, 2020
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