Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 272--274

Total pancreatic lipomatosis: A rare presentation


Onteddoo Joji Reddy1, Jamkhana Abdul Gafoor1, Gongalareddy Mohan Reddy2, Polysetty Obuleswar Prasad1 
1 Department of Radiology, Government General Hospital, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
2 Department of Gastroenterology, Government General Hospital, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Correspondence Address:
Onteddoo Joji Reddy
Professor and Head of Department, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Kurool Medical College, Government General Hospital, Budhawarpet, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Fatty replacement of the pancreatic parenchyma after chronic pancreatitis is not uncommon, and it may be focal or diffuse. Usually in chronic pancreatitis patients, atrophy of the parenchyma occurs followed by fat infiltration. In this case report, the patient had total fatty replacement of the entire pancreatic parenchyma with multiple calculi at the head of pancreas and in pancreatic duct at tail secondary to chronic pancreatitis, without exocrine and endocrine deficiency manifestations, which simulates a rare disease lipomatous pseudohypertrophy of pancreas.


How to cite this article:
Reddy OJ, Gafoor JA, Reddy GM, Prasad PO. Total pancreatic lipomatosis: A rare presentation.J NTR Univ Health Sci 2015;4:272-274


How to cite this URL:
Reddy OJ, Gafoor JA, Reddy GM, Prasad PO. Total pancreatic lipomatosis: A rare presentation. J NTR Univ Health Sci [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Jan 19 ];4:272-274
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