A Rare Case of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

  • Mohamed Labied Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Houria Tabakh Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Hamza Guezri Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Abdellatif Siwane Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Najwa Touil Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Omar Kacimi Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Nabil Chikhaoui Emergency Radiology Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca, Morocco

Keywords

Fat, pancreas, lipomatous pseudohypertrophy

Abstract

Lipomatous pseudohypertrophy (LPH) of the pancreas is an uncommon affection of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. It is defined as substitution of the pancreatic exocrine gland by a large fat component. We report the case of a young patient with malabsorption syndrome (chronic diarrhoea and steatorrhoea), abnormal laboratory results and normal fibroscopy. Computed tomography revealed characteristic diffuse pancreatic abnormalities.

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  • Published: 2021-05-18

    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 5 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Labied M, Tabakh H, Guezri H, Siwane A, Touil N, Kacimi O, Chikhaoui N. A Rare Case of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002256.

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