Anomalies, Anatomic Variants, and Sources of Diagnostic Pitfalls in Pancreatic Imaging

Department of Radiology, University of Alabama Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, JT N 331, Birmingham, AL 35249.
Radiology (Impact Factor: 6.87). 01/2013; 266(1):28-36. DOI: 10.1148/radiol.12112469
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In this review, a brief discussion of the important events of pancreatic embryology is followed by presentation of congenital anomalies and normal variants. For each variant, the appearance at different radiologic modalities including computed tomography, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, MR cholangiopancreatography, and fluoroscopy will be demonstrated. © RSNA, 2013.

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