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Stone In Pancreatic Duct Symptoms
I have been diagnosed with A Large 14mm Pancreatic duct stone located in the head right in the duct opening. ECRP has been unsuccessful. I need help!
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Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
What should be done if there is a stone at pancreatic duct and cannot be removed because of the swelling of pancreas ? How can swelling be reduced ?
Main pancreatic duct is dilated throughout its length. Few hypo intense filling defects noted in MPD suggestive of calculi. Treatmeant or medication.
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Depends on cause: It sounds like there may be background information that would help a physician provide more valuable advice. The potential cause of the dilation is the important question. If this is an isolated finding, it is entirely possible the duct is dilated after the passing of a gallstone (causing a downstream blockage with bile backing into pancreatic duct), which would not necessitate urgent treatment. ...Read more
If pancreatic duct continues to become blocked after the stent comes out, what is the surgical procedure needed to correct situation? For cont. pain.
Can a recent bout of bad coughing from bronchitis dislodge a gallstone and block the pancreatic duct?
I had an ultrasound done and it came back that the pancreatic duct is measuring between 2.5 and 3.5 mm. Isn't it considered dilated? Or normal? I'm 36
Borderline: The pancreatic duct on ultrasound in a female of your age would be around 2 mm in diameter. Your measurements are borderline dilated. Any prior history of gallstone pain or possible pancreatitis? The duct can appear larger on x-ray cholangiograms but that reflects the injection of contrast into the duct while ultrasound shows the duct in a baseline state. ...Read more
Pancreatic duct in tail is 1.8mm, the doc biopsied the tissue around it, but said there were no rumors. If there were no tumors, why the biopsy?
No reason: Slight dilatation of distal pancreatic duct of no significance especially in the absence of any discreet lesion. In situ Ca of pancreas begins in duct system and develops over a 15-20 yr period until an invasive lesion is seen. Slight duct problem could be due to narrowing of duct due to inflammation or rarely the in situ lesion. The only bx would be via ERCP with brushings of the duct. ...Read more
I have stricture of the pancreatic duct. What additional, I have upper abdominal pn, problems can incur from this?Another ERCP sched to try cannulate
Pancreatic stricture: Symptoms that may result from a pancreatic stricture depend mostly on what is actually causing the structure. Certainly more pain and/or pancreatitis can occur from this. It is important to proceed with ERCP both to diagnose what is causing it and to attempt to open the stricture in some way. Good luck. ...Read more
Pancreas is contracted and ecogenic. Parapancreatic no collection or mass. Main pancreatic duct is not dilated. How can i get rid of this? Please sgst
There is: nothing to get rid of. An echogenic pancreas can be normal, particularly if it is not accompanied by enlargement. I'm not sure what they mean by contracted pancreas. The rest of it is essentially saying there are no abnormalities. ...Read more
Is a rupture to the pancreatic duct rare? Distal op recommended. Pancreas surgeons say I am to high risk because of internal scaring is tp/iat option?
Rupture is rare: A duct rupture such as this is rare, most often is "iatrogenic" meaning it occurs during some mechanical intervention. Depending on where the rupture is, it can be surgically corrected or stented via an upper endoscopy. "high risk" usually implicates the existence of other medical issues that may pose risk for surgery, an anesthesia consultation is warranted in this situation. ...Read more
Result cect: mass lesion head of pancreas with biliary and pancreatic duct dilatation(malignant mass)
patient age 75
what should we do next?
Your doctors: Your doctors can give you much better advice than you can get on the internet. ...Read more
Age 19.mrcp shows pancreatic duct head body tail dilated,abrupt cut in head region,branches & tail narrowing,duct 6mm.DOC on this site said hve cancer?
Possible: (MRCP) an exam uses magnetic resonance imaging to visualize the biliary and pancreatic ducts in a non-invasive manner. It is used to determine if gallstones are lodged in any of the ducts. If narrowing of the duct in the head is present one can suspect an intraductal lesion which has not yet converted to invasiveness and produced painless jaundice of pancreatic Ca. Duct brushings by ERCP needed. ...Read more
If my surgeon sees a stone in the pancreatic duct or common bile duct during intra-operative cholangiography, can he remove the stone during surgery?
CBD stones: It depends on the surgeon. If intra-operative cholangiogram is done and showed a stone most would defer it to the GI specialist to do a procedure called ERCP to remove the stones. ...Read more
7mm periampullary lesion, 3 liver lesions, total beta hCG is high, anion gap-10, monocytes-1.1, chloride high, erc low, cbd & pancreatic duct dilation?
Your question?: I appreciate your sharing this, but no one here will be able to make the call. Unless your HCG is extremely high, it means nothing. The other labs are not helpful. Your periampullary lesion has hopefully been biopsied, as will your liver lesions if the radiologist cannot certify them as benign. Hoping celiac sprue has been ruled in or out, along with whipple's and common lactose intolerance. ...Read more
Pancreas stones how dangerous are they been at the head of the pancreas . Can the stones move to the duct area .Can healthy diet reduce the pain.
Why when a stone obstructs in bile duct can trigger pancreatitis? Is it somehow related to activation of pancreatic enzyme to become active? Tha k
How do doctors know if a stone is lodged in the common bile duct and/or the pancreatic ducts? Is ercp the only way to know for sure?
Maging studies: Liver function studies and history can give a strong indication that the pt has a common duct stone. At surgery for cholecystectomy, a cholangiogram can show a cbd stone. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (mrcp) is being done as a noninvasive test to find cbd stones prior to ercp. Sometimes only ERCP gives the answer. ...Read more
Pain up abdomen and back. Dual phase ct nomral. Eus bile duct to ampulla normal. Alt 71 No stones found Worried pancreas. Docs says ibs. correct?
Panc Ca discussion: If there is a VERY strong family history of panc Ca, some might consider dynamic contrast MRI to find TINY lesions. But this is overkill just to exclude a panc. lesion that would be symptomatic as contrast CT and EUS are really good tests. There can be diagnostic challenges w/ abd. and back pain. Most are benign under 40 yo. An internist will have all your info and can try to put it together. ...Read more
GB like symptoms.US-distal dilation of CBD 7.7mm.MRCP-mild prominence of pancreatic duct.Dense adhesions between GB & abdominal wall. Pls. interprete?
Need context...: ...for which your test was ordered. Also, your question is ideally & confidentially answered in the Concierge forum of HealthTap--would suggest you consider that route to your query. ...Read more
Varies: Some cause no symptoms. Others can be associated with right upper abdominal, flank, back or epigastric pain. Nausea and vomiting may occur especially if the stone blocks the bile duct and/or inflames the pancreas. You may notice yellowing of the eyes, darkened urine or light / clay colored stools. ...Read more
Diagnosed with enlarged gallbladder with narrowed duct! Now having symptoms of pain below right ribs, nausea, pain radiates to back, explosive bowel movements after eating and right upper arm pain! Tested last week and no stones present! Also fatigued. Ep
Pancreatic duct dila: This can happen in chronic panceatitis, or if there is a pancreatic neoplasm ( tumor) . Sometimes there are benign tumors in the duct that can eventually become malignant so it is important to check them out. Technically gallstones that are stuck at the spincter of Vater causing pancreatitis can result in pancreatic duct dilatation as can inflammation post ERCP. ...Read more
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